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451. Scholarly Journals: New Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, 5 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Public Garden, Sheraton

Program arranged by the MLA Delegate Assembly

Presiding: Jonathan Arac, Univ. of Pittsburgh

Speakers: Lois Bacon, EBSCO; Marshall J. Brown, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Stuart Alexander Day, Univ. of Kansas; Judy Luther, Informed Strategies; Dana D. Nelson, Vanderbilt Univ.; Joseph Paul Tabbi, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Bonnie Wheeler, Southern Methodist Univ.

Session Description:

Changes are happening to the scholarly journal, a fundamental institution of our professional life. New modes of communication open promising possibilities, even as financial challenges to print media and education make this time difficult. A panel of editors, publishers, and librarians will address these topics, carrying forward a discussion begun at the 2012 Delegate Assembly meeting.


  • The Profession – General

  • The Profession – Publishing and Editing

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