Programs and session materials from previous Forums can be accessed from the main Forum page under Past Forums. 

2019 Forum Schedule at-a-glance

Monday, May 6

Tuesday, May 7

Wednesday, May 8

Thursday, May 9

  • 8:00am – 5:00pm: Library Publishing Forum (conference)
  • Evening: Reception (social)

Friday, May 10

  • 8:30am – 5:00pm: Library Publishing Forum (conference)

Full Program

Thursday, May 9

7:30am – 5:00pm | Registration

7:30 – 8:30am | Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30am | Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:30am | Keynote address by Arianna Becerril, Redalyc.org

9:30 – 10:00am | Coffee Break

10:00 – 11:00am | Concurrent Sessions

FULL SESSION
How Library Publishers and Open Source Tools Can Reshape Academic Publishing
Steel Wagstaff, Educational Client Manager, Pressbooks; Michelle Reed, Open Education Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington; Heather Staines, Director of Partnerships, Hypothesis; Hugh McGuire, Executive Director, Rebus Foundation

PANEL: PERSPECTIVES ON BOOK PUBLISHING
Publishing an Open Access Monograph
Ally Laird, Open Publishing Program Specialist, Penn State University Libraries

Creating an Open Anthology
Emma Molls, University of Minnesota

Library Press as a Partner: Publishing an OER on OER
Johanna Meetz, Pacific University

FULL SESSION
Lever Press and Fulcrum: Sustaining a Commons Model of Library Publishing
Jason Colman, University of Michigan Library; Emma DiPasquale University of Michigan Library; Michael D. Roy, Middlebury College Library; Beth Bouloukos, Amherst College Library

PANEL: SUPPORTING STUDENT PUBLISHING WITH EVENTS
Lessons from Teaching Publishing
Michelle Wilson, Columbia University

Student Journal Publishing 101 Workshop
Jessica Lange, McGill University

Supporting Student Publishing
Graeme Slaght and Mariya Maistrovskaya, University of Toronto Libraries

11:15am – 12:15pm | Concurrent Sessions

FULL SESSION
Community Builds Solutions with Open Source: Editoria
Alison McGonagle-O’Connell, Coko Foundation; Christine Fruin, ATLA Press; Jason Colman, M Publishing/Fulcrum; John Sherer, UNC Press/Longleaf Services; Catherine Mitchell, California Digital Library (moderator)

FULL SESSION
Beyond the Book: Libraries as Music Publishers
Kathleen DeLaurenti, Open Access Editor, Music Library Association and Head Librarian, Friedheim Library, Peabody Institute; Zane Forshee, Guitar Faculty and Interim Director, LAUCHPad, Peabody Institute; Matthew Vest, Lead for Outreach and Music Inquiry and Research Librarian, University of California, Los Angeles

PANEL: MODELS OF UNIVERSITY PRESS AND LIBRARY PUBLISHING
Aperio: UVA’s Open Publishing Partnership—Shared Values, Not Reporting Lines 
David S. Ghamandi, Open Publishing Librarian and Aperio Journals Managing Editor, University of Virginia Library; Hanni Nabahe, Resident Librarian, University of Virginia Library; Chip German, Senior Director for Scholarly Communication, University of Virginia Library

Launching HSU Press: The First Three Years
Kyle Morgan, Humboldt State University

Strong Ideas in Open Access
Catherine Ahearn, Knowledge Futures Group

PANEL: IMPROVING JOURNAL PUBLISHING
What We Can Learn from the Graveyard of Inactive Undergraduate Student Journals
Robyn Hall, MacEwan University

Journal Interface Design: How Does It Impact the User Experience? 
Israel Cefrin, Public Knowledge Project

The Weaknesses of Automated Taxonomy, A Case Study
Alexa Colella, Marketing Manager for Journals, University of Illinois Press; Steffanie Cain, Strategic Taxonomy Lead, University of Illinois Press

12:15 – 1:15pm | Lunch

LUNCHTIME CONVERSATIONS
LPC Mentorship Program Meetup

TOME Discussion

1:15 – 2:15pm | Concurrent Sessions

FULL SESSION
Fellows Forum
Kate McCready, University of Minnesota Libraries/2018-19 LPC Board President; Reggie Raju, University of Cape Town, 2017-19 LPC Fellow; Charlotte Roh, University of San Francisco, 2017-19 LPC Fellow

PANEL: LIBRARY PUBLISHING FOR SPECIFIC DISCIPLINES
RavenSpace: Digital Publishing in Indigenous Studies 
Darcy Cullen, UBC Press; Beth Fuget, University of Washington Press

The Field-Specific Library Partnership Consortium
Jeff Pooley, Associate Professor of Media & Communication, Muhlenberg College

The Art of Student Publishing: An Exploration of the Significance and Application of Artist Publishing Practices and Discourse for Undergraduate Publishing Initiatives 
Dana Ospina, California State University Dominguez Hills

FULL SESSION
The Art of Courting: Connecting Library Publishers with Extrainstitutional Scholar-Led Projects
Marcel LaFlamme, University of Washington; Lauren Collister, University of Pittsburgh; Eileen Joy, punctum books/University of California Santa Barbara; Jessica Kirschner, Virginia Commonwealth University

FULL SESSION
Students’ Perception of Open Textbooks
Karen Bjork, Portland State University; Kristi Jensen, University of Minnesota

2:30 – 3:30pm | Concurrent Sessions

FULL SESSION
Platforms and People: Building a Publishing House in the Library
Maria Bonn, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; Marilyn Thomas-Houston, Associate Professor Emerita, African American Studies and Anthropology, University of Florida, Editor, Fire!!!: The Multimedia Journal of Black Studies; Daniel Tracy, Head, Scholarly Communication and Publishing, University Library, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Janet Swatscheno, Digital Publishing Librarian, University of Illinois Chicago

PANEL: LIBRARY PUBLISHING BEYOND BOOKS AND JOURNALS
A Repository for the Community
Brian Hole, Ubiquity Press; Torsten Reimer, British Library

Working Papers, a Work in Progress: Integrating libraries with Publication and Preprint Services
Anna Oates, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Lessons Learned from Online Publishing at the Library
Brian Sweeting, Digital Publishing Manager, EdLab, Teachers College, Columbia University; Rob Crawford, Digital Publishing Associate, EdLab, Teachers College, Columbia University; Gary Natriello, Ruth L. Gottesman Professor in Educational Research, Teachers College, Columbia University; Hui Soo Chae, Senior Director, Gottesman Library, Teachers College, Columbia University

FULL SESSION
Member and Mission Driven Publishing: Consortial Library Publishing Programs
Christine Fruin, Scholarly Communication and Digital Projects Manager, American Theological Library Association (ATLA); Amanda Hurford, Scholarly Communications Director, Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI); Olivia MacIsaac, Scholarly Communication Associate, Butler University; Justin Gonder, Senior Product Manager, Publishing, California Digital Library

PANEL: USE THIS RESOURCE
Textbook Training Wheels: Developing Book Templates to Support OER Production
Matt Ruen, Grand Valley State University

Findable, Impactful, Citable, Usable, Sustainable: A Rubric for Rigorous Digital Publishing
Nicky Agate, Columbia University Libraries; Cheryl Ball, Wayne State University

Dive into SCUBA
Sarah Wipperman, University of Pennsylvania; Laurie Allen, University of Pennsylvania; Kenny Whitebloom, University of Pennsylvania

3:30 – 4:00pm | Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:00pm | Concurrent Sessions

PANEL: UNDERSTANDING USAGE
Unpacking the Impact and Usage of Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Kathryn Ruddock, University of Calgary; Christie Hurrell, University of Calgary

Open, Free, and Easy Altmetrics
Juan Pablo Alperin, Public Knowledge Project and ScholCommLab

Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data
Kevin Hawkins, University of North Texas

PANEL: PUBLISHING DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP PROJECTS
Building Frameworks for Assessing Digital Research Projects and Early Digital Publishing Services at UH Library
Taylor Davis-Van Atta, University of Houston Libraries

Bridging the Gap: Digital Humanities to Digital Monographs
Sarah McKee, Sr. Associate Director for Publishing, Emory University

Navigating Support for Digital Projects
Corinne Guimont, Virginia Tech

FULL SESSION
ACRL Research Agenda for Scholarly Communications and the Research Environment
Yasmeen Shorish, Chair of Association of College and Research Libraries Research and Scholarly Environment Committee and Data Services Coordinator at James Madison University; Rebecca R. Kennison, Principal, K|N Consultants Ltd.; Nancy L. Maron, Founder, BlueSky to BluePrint, LLC

FULL SESSION
Solving Pesky Project Problems: Creative Ways to Manage the Work
Laureen Boutang, University of Minnesota; Sonya Betz, University of Alberta; Kate McCready, University of Minnesota

6:00 – 8:00pm | Reception, Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

 

Friday, May 10

8:30 – 9:30am | Library Publishing Coalition Membership Meeting (everyone is welcome!)

9:45 – 10:45am | Concurrent Sessions

PANEL: OPEN SOURCE PUBLISHING TOOLS
Determining Our Own Knowledge Futures: How Independent and Open Publishing Tools Can Lead Us Forward
Travis Rich, Knowledge Futures Group

Open-Source Publishing Software
John W. Maxwell, Simon Fraser University

Libero Publisher: eLife’s New Initiative to Build a Collaborative, Modern and Modular Open-Source Publication Platform for the Research Community 
Maël Plaine, eLife

PANEL: CASE STUDIES IN OER PUBLISHING
The Faculty Experience—Creating an Open Textbook on Equity and Design
Kristine Miller, Ph.D., University of Minnesota; Kristi Jensen, University of Minnesota Libraries

Library Publishing and Open Educational Resources: Challenges and Opportunities for Teachers
Celia Regina de Oliveira Rosa, Universidade de São Paulo; Teresa Cardoso, Universidade Aberta de Portugal (UAB-PT)

PANEL:METADATA! METADATA! METADATA!
Collaboration Through Richer Metadata
Shayn Smulyan, Crossref

Lemons into Lemon-aid
Mike Nason, University of New Brunswick Libraries and PKP; James MacGregor, PKP

Wikidata: Open Linked Data for Library Publishing
Jere Odell, IUPUI University Library; Ted Polley, IUPUI University Library; Mairelys Lemus-Rojas, IUPUI University Library

PANEL: JEKYLL AND STATIC SITE GENERATORS
Using the Jekyll Static Site Generator for Journal Production
Robert Browder, Virginia Tech

Publishing with Static Site Generators
Chris Diaz, Northwestern University

10:45 – 11:15am | Coffee Break

11:15am – 12:15pm | Concurrent Sessions

FULL SESSION
ScholarLed: Solidarity, Self-determination, and the Limits of Reform
Dave S. Ghamandi, University of Virginia; Sherri Barnes, UC Santa Barbara Library; Eileen Joy, punctum books

FULL SESSION
Continuing to Build on What We’ve Learned in OER Publishing
Karen Bjork, Portland State; Karen Lauritsen, Open Textbook Network; Kathy Labadorf, University of Connecticut; Amanda Larson, Penn State University; Emily Frank, Affordable Learning LOUISiana; Maira Bundza, Western Michigan University; Corinne Guimont, Virginia Tech; Anna Craft, UNC Greensboro; Carla Myers, Miami University

FULL SESSION:
Developing New Projects and Partnerships: Lessons Learned from Piloting a New Publishing Platform
Geoffrey Little, Concordia University Library and Press; Annie Johnson, Temple University Libraries and Press; Liz Scarpelli, University of Cincinnati Press; Liz Bedford, Verletta Kern, and Elliott Stevens, University of Washington Libraries; Beth Fuget, University of Washington Press (moderator)

FULL SESSION
Do They Teach That in Library School?
Maria Bonn, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; Josh Bolick, University of Kansas; Will Cross, North Carolina State University

12:15 – 1:15pm | Lunch

LUNCHTIME CONVERSATIONS
SPARC Member Meetup

1:15 – 2:15pm | Concurrent Sessions

FULL SESSION
Library Publishing and Copyright: Common Questions and Answers
Kyle K. Courtney, Copyright Advisor, Harvard University; Will Cross, Director, Copyright & Digital Scholarship Center, North Carolina State University; Christine Fruin, Scholarly Communication and Digital Projects Manager, American Theological Library Association; Kevin Hawkins, Assistant Dean for Scholarly Communication, University of North Texas Libraries; Carla Myers, Coordinator of Scholarly Communications, Miami University

PANEL: THE EDITOR’S-EYE VIEW
Brown University’s Digital Publications Initiative
Allison Levy, Digital Scholarship Editor, Brown University Library

Being an Editor on a Library-Hosted Platform
Jessica Lange, McGill University

FULL SESSION
Order Out of Chaos: The Role of Standards
James MacGregor, Public Knowledge Project; Davin Baragiotta, Érudit; Fabio Batalh, Érudit; Élise Bergeron, Érudit

FULL SESSION
Toward Best Practices for OER Quality
Anita Walz, Virginia Tech; Corinne Guimont, Virginia Tech

2:30 – 3:30pm | Concurrent Sessions

PANEL: BIG IDEAS FOR LIBRARY PUBLISHING
Copyright Reform for Open Access
John Willinsky, Stanford University

Leveraging Library Publishing to Promote Diversity
Suzanne Stapleton, University of Florida; Christy Shorey, University of Florida; Perry Collins, University of Florida

PANEL: INNOVATION IN MEETING NEEDS
Supporting Journals to Assess and Improve
Pierre Lasou, Université Laval

Bridging the Gaps: Finding Creative Solutions to Unmet Needs in a Growing Library Publishing Program 
Julia Lovett, Associate Professor, Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Rhode Island; Andrée Rathemacher, Professor, Head of Acquisitions, University of Rhode Island

Supporting Monograph Creation
Inba Kehoe, Copyright Officer, Scholarly Communication & Research Repository Librarian, University of Victoria Libraries; Christine Walde, Grants & Awards Librarian, University of Victoria Libraries

FULL SESSION
Kick-Start Your Digital Preservation Strategy
Emma Molls, University of Minnesota; Emma DiPasquale, University of Michigan

FULL SESSION
Aligning the Definition of Published Scholarly Products with Today’s Practices
Brandon Butler, Director of Information Policy, University of Virginia Library; Chip German, Senior Director for Scholarly Communication, University of Virginia Library; Craig Van Dyck, Executive Director, CLOCKSS Archive

3:30 – 4:00pm | Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:00pm | CLOSING PLENARY
Big Challenges in Library Publishing
Melanie Schlosser, Library Publishing Coalition; Nicky Agate, Columbia University; Dave Ghamandi, University of Virginia; Inba Kehoe, University of Victoria