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February 10, 2020:

The state of the field: An excerpt from the 2020 Library Publishing Directory

As much as we love the searchable online interface for the Library Publishing Directory, it doesn’t include the introduction found in the print, PDF, and EPUB versions. Each year, the Directory‘s introduction includes a ‘state of the field’ based on that year’s data that highlights trends and new developments in library publishing as reported by the programs that contribute their … Continue reading The state of the field: An excerpt from the 2020 Library Publishing Directory


December 10, 2019:

Introducing Talea Anderson, 2019-21 LPC Fellow: A Reflection on Accessibility

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program.  Where I’ve Come From For the last couple of years, I’ve been plugging away on a project that began with my participation in KairosCamp, a … Continue reading Introducing Talea Anderson, 2019-21 LPC Fellow: A Reflection on Accessibility


December 4, 2019:

Introducing A.J. Boston, 2019-21 LPC Fellow: Contingent upon serendipity

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program.    It is an honor to have been named in the second cohort of Library Publishing Coalition Fellows. I thank the community and its leadership … Continue reading Introducing A.J. Boston, 2019-21 LPC Fellow: Contingent upon serendipity


November 26, 2019:

Society for Scholarly Publishing 41st Annual Meeting, May 30–31, 2019

In its Strategic Plan for 2018–2023, the Library Publishing Coalition has a core goal of strengthening the community of library publishers. More specifically, objective 2.4 states that we will “build our support for and engagement with the international community of library publishers.” When the LPC Board of Directors started discussing this year what that support … Continue reading Society for Scholarly Publishing 41st Annual Meeting, May 30–31, 2019


October 30, 2019:

What’s our end-game? A community conversation at the 2019 Library Publishing Forum

By Kate McCready & Melanie Schlosser *** “It’s one of the strengths of the field that its aspirational reach is grounded by the day-to-day work of publishing, and that its day-to-day activities are clearly linked to such transformative goals. The field’s combination of the two threads, vision and practicality, creates the potential for success.” *** … Continue reading What’s our end-game? A community conversation at the 2019 Library Publishing Forum


August 9, 2019:

Open Textbook: Path to Scholarly Communication: Reflections of a Forum Attendee

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by the recipient of a 2019 Library Publishing Forum Award.  On the occasion of the 2019 Library Publishing Forum, held 8–10 May in Vancouver, British Columbia, it was possible to explore  the route outlined by numerous initiatives in open publishing in the academic environment and to be nourished … Continue reading Open Textbook: Path to Scholarly Communication: Reflections of a Forum Attendee


July 31, 2019:

Teaching from the Library Publishing Curriculum

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program. ********* Quite early in my career, as an editorial assistant in my first real publishing job, I was sent to a semester-long copyediting course, where I learned … Continue reading Teaching from the Library Publishing Curriculum


July 24, 2019:

Social justice driving library publishing

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program. ********* “It is my assertion that library publishing programmes should be guided by the possibility of realizing the field’s immense potential for growth and development of the … Continue reading Social justice driving library publishing


March 21, 2019:

Reflections on the first meeting of the IFLA Special Interest Group on Library Publishing

Sixty librarians met in Dublin, Ireland on Feb 28 – Mar1, 2019 as the first meeting of the International Federation of Library Association (IFLA)’s new Special Interest Group on Library Publishing.  The idea for this group developed from a pre-conference on library publishing in Michigan, USA prior to the 2016 IFLA World Congress/Annual Conference.  IFLA … Continue reading Reflections on the first meeting of the IFLA Special Interest Group on Library Publishing


February 6, 2019:

Academy-owned? Academic-led? Community-led? What’s at stake in the words we use to describe new publishing paradigms

Editor’s note, 6/21/19: A Spanish translation of this post is now available on Blog Ameli: “¿Propiedad de la academia? ¿Dirigido por la academia? ¿Dirigido por la comunidad? Lo que está en juego cuando utilizamos palabras para describir los nuevos paradigmas de publicación.” Our thanks to AmeliCA for the translation! Editor’s note: This blog post is LPC’s … Continue reading Academy-owned? Academic-led? Community-led? What’s at stake in the words we use to describe new publishing paradigms


November 29, 2018:

The state of the field: An excerpt from the 2019 Library Publishing Directory

As much as we love the searchable online interface for the Library Publishing Directory, it doesn’t include the introduction found in the print, PDF, and EPUB versions. Each year, the Directory‘s introduction includes a ‘state of the field’ based on that year’s data that highlights trends and new developments in library publishing as reported by the programs that … Continue reading The state of the field: An excerpt from the 2019 Library Publishing Directory


September 11, 2018:

Q&A about Ubiquity Press’ new Customer Charter

The library publishing community was reminded last summer of an ever-present danger: that the commercial tools we rely on will be acquired by companies that don’t share the core values of librarianship. While building our own tools is always an option, there is also room for the commercial organizations we partner with to develop governance structures … Continue reading Q&A about Ubiquity Press’ new Customer Charter


September 6, 2018:

One library’s scholar-led, scholar-owned manifesto

This is an invited guest post by Paige Mann at the University of Redlands.  ***** “As we expand the footprint of library publishing, we must continue to dialogue with colleagues about the increasing corporatization of academic libraries, and how scholar-led and/or scholar-owned is necessary for the good of our institutions, researchers, students, mainstream and marginalized … Continue reading One library’s scholar-led, scholar-owned manifesto


August 31, 2018:

Building alliances: AUPresses/LPC collaborations and synergies

For our 2018 conferences, the Library Publishing Coalition and the Association of University Presses collaborated on a Cross-Pollination Registration Waiver Program. The program sent two AUPresses members to the Library Publishing Forum and two LPC members to the AUPresses Annual Meeting. Each of the recipients was asked to write a reflection on their experience and on opportunities for libraries … Continue reading Building alliances: AUPresses/LPC collaborations and synergies


August 30, 2018:

Variety and values: Reflections on the Library Publishing Forum

For our 2018 conferences, the Library Publishing Coalition and the Association of University Presses collaborated on a Cross-Pollination Registration Waiver Program. The program sent two AUPresses members to the Library Publishing Forum and two LPC members to the AUPresses Annual Meeting. Each of the recipients was asked to write a reflection on their experience and … Continue reading Variety and values: Reflections on the Library Publishing Forum


August 29, 2018:

Seeing each other: Reflections on library/press cross-pollination

For our 2018 conferences, the Library Publishing Coalition and the Association of University Presses collaborated on a Cross-Pollination Registration Waiver Program. The program sent two AUPresses members to the Library Publishing Forum and two LPC members to the AUPresses Annual Meeting. Each of the recipients was asked to write a reflection on their experience and on opportunities for libraries … Continue reading Seeing each other: Reflections on library/press cross-pollination


August 28, 2018:

Advancing shared goals: Reflections on press/library partnerships

For our 2018 conferences, the Library Publishing Coalition and the Association of University Presses collaborated on a Cross-Pollination Registration Waiver Program. The program sent two AUPresses members to the Library Publishing Forum and two LPC members to the AUPresses Annual Meeting. Each of the recipients was asked to write a reflection on their experience and on opportunities for libraries … Continue reading Advancing shared goals: Reflections on press/library partnerships


August 1, 2018:

Reflection on research: The relevance of information behavior studies to the work of library publishing

This is a guest post by Dan Tracy, the 2018 recipient of the Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Library Publishing. LPC’s Research Committee asked Dan to write a post for the blog to highlight his research and inspire others in the community to investigate topics of interest to our growing field. ********* “Experimentation in online … Continue reading Reflection on research: The relevance of information behavior studies to the work of library publishing


July 27, 2018:

Three publishing conferences with a common theme of diversity and whiteness

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program . ********* “The lesson that we are all learning, myself included, is that to simply do our jobs as we’ve been doing them is not enough. We … Continue reading Three publishing conferences with a common theme of diversity and whiteness


July 9, 2018:

Digital Publishing Your Way: Moving Toward Multimodal, Flexible Platforms

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Sarah Wipperman, University of Pennsylvania. This is part of a series of reflections by community members on the recent Library Publishing Forum. See the whole series.  The 2018 Library Publishing Forum preconference, Owned by the Academy, gave participants a chance to learn more about publishing platforms that have … Continue reading Digital Publishing Your Way: Moving Toward Multimodal, Flexible Platforms


July 5, 2018:

What’s it like to be the local host of the Library Publishing Forum?

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of reflections by community members on the recent Library Publishing Forum. See the whole series. This post is guest written by Kate McCready and Laureen Boutang, from the University of Minnesota Libraries.  When we first considered the idea of hosting the Library Publishing Forum at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, we were … Continue reading What’s it like to be the local host of the Library Publishing Forum?


June 11, 2018:

Challenges and opportunities (but mostly opportunities) for open source infrastructure in library publishing

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of reflections by community members on the recent Library Publishing Forum. See the whole series. This post is guest written by Alison McGonagle-O’Connell, Editoria Community Manager and Owned by the Academy presenter.  As a first-time Library Publishing Forum attendee, presenter, and a participant in the “Owned by the Academy” pre-meeting, … Continue reading Challenges and opportunities (but mostly opportunities) for open source infrastructure in library publishing


June 8, 2018:

From services to access: Reflections of a first-time Forum attendee

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of reflections by community members on the recent Library Publishing Forum. See the whole series. This post is guest written by Talea Anderson, Scholarly Communication Librarian at Washington State University and recipient of a Library Publishing Forum First-Time Attendee Scholarship.  In May I attended my first Library Publishing Forum … Continue reading From services to access: Reflections of a first-time Forum attendee


June 7, 2018:

What do we value in academic ownership?

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of reflections by community members on the recent Library Publishing Forum and Owned by the Academy: A Preconference on Open Source Publishing Software. See the whole series.  When I learned that this year’s Library Publishing Forum preconference was called “Owned by the Academy,” I knew right away that … Continue reading What do we value in academic ownership?


February 7, 2018:

Predatory publishing from a global south perspective

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program  The unilateral determination of a definition of predatory publishing, by Jeffrey Beall, has sent the research publishing world into a tizz. Even though Beall has withdrawn his … Continue reading Predatory publishing from a global south perspective


December 14, 2017:

Thinking about accessibility and sustainability in scholarly communication

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program. In addition to my duties as a scholarly communication librarian, one of my roles at the University of San Francisco is liaison to the Migration Studies program. … Continue reading Thinking about accessibility and sustainability in scholarly communication


December 6, 2017:

What library publishing looks like in 2017 – Excerpt from the Library Publishing Directory

If you haven’t yet checked out the latest edition of the Library Publishing Directory and the new, searchable online platform, well…they’re pretty cool! See our previous post for the full announcement. While we are super excited about the online platform, the one thing it doesn’t have is the Directory‘s front and back matter, which is more … Continue reading What library publishing looks like in 2017 – Excerpt from the Library Publishing Directory


October 6, 2017:

Meet Reggie Raju, 2017-18 LPC Fellow

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program. I am Reggie Raju, currently the Deputy Director: Research and Learning Services at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. I am originally from … Continue reading Meet Reggie Raju, 2017-18 LPC Fellow


September 25, 2017:

Meet Charlotte Roh, 2017-18 LPC Fellow

The Fellows Journal is a forum for the current Library Publishing Coalition fellows to share their experiences and raise topics for discussion within the community. Learn more about the Fellowship Program. Charlotte Roh is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of San Francisco and recipient of the 2017 LPC Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Library … Continue reading Meet Charlotte Roh, 2017-18 LPC Fellow