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301. Reconfiguring Publishing

Friday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology

Presiding: Carolyn Guertin, Univ. of Texas, Arlington; William Thompson, Western Illinois Univ.

Speakers: Carolyn Guertin; Gail E. Hawisher, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; James MacGregor, Public Knowledge Project; Rita Raley, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Avi Santo, Old Dominion Univ.; Cynthia L. Selfe, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

For abstracts, visit www.wiu.edu/users/wat100/2012_reconfigure/.

Session Description:

This session intends not to bury publishing but to raise awareness of its transformations and continuities as it reconfigures itself. New platforms are causing publishers to return to their roots as booksellers while booksellers are once again becoming publishers. Open-access models of publishing are creating new models for content creation and distribution as small print-focused presses are experiencing a renaissance. Come see!


Subject:

  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

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