MLA Meeting, Positioning the Professions - CE Course


May 19, 2012

CE703 Positioning the Professions: Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM) Publishing

Level: Beginning Prerequisite: None Cost: $240 (nonmember, $445)

Instructor(s): Jean Shipman, AHIP, FMLA, Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region, and National Library of Medicine Training Center, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah–Salt Lake City; John Tagler, Vice President and Executive Director, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, Association of American Publishers, New York, NY; and Tom Richardson, Director, Institutional Sales and Service, New England Journal of Medicine, Waltham, MA

Offered: Saturday, May 19, 8:00 a.m.–noon

This course will teach librarians about the biomedical publishing process and enhance the knowledgebase and communications between librarians and publishers, thereby enabling both groups to face the challenges of current and future scholarly communication environments. Topics include peer review, ethical issues, online publishing, pricing considerations, and editorial aspects.

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