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350. Open Access: Editing Online Scholarly Journals

Saturday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., O'Hare, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville

Speakers: Alan Clinton, Santa Clara Univ.; David Gunkel, Northern Illinois Univ.; Helena Gurfinkel; Laura L. Runge, Univ. of South Florida

Responding: Henry S. Sussman, Yale Univ.

Session Description:

The roundtable will address the logistics of founding and maintaining a journal; potential nonspecialized readership; the evaluation of open-access publications, as well as of the work of editing, in the context of hiring, tenure, and promotion; and peer-review practices that follow the open-access principle, while responding to tenure and promotion requirements.


Subjects:

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

  • The Profession – Publishing and Editing

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