This panel discussion covered ways Librarians can engage in researching library publishing, with a particular emphasis on the following:
- How to research library publishing?
- How to successfully connect with others to collaborate on research?
- How to decide where to submit your research?
- What are some of the benefits, to yourself and to the field, of publishing your research?
Charlotte Roh is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of San Francisco, where she manages the institutional repository, the library publishing program, the copyright advisory team, and the open education program.
Laurie Taylor is Chair of the Digital Partnerships & Strategies Department at the University of Florida, Digital Scholarship Director for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), and Editor-in-Chief for the LibraryPress@UF.
Daniel G. Tracy is the Head of Scholarly Communication and Publishing at the University of Illinois Library and researches issues related to user experience and digital publishing.
John Warren is Director and Associate Professor in the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at George Washington University. He has authored several articles about publishing and the evolution of e-books, and most recently authored the Impact module for the Library Publishing Curriculum.
Karen Bjork is the Head of Digital Initiatives at Portland State University, where she manages the institutional repository and the library publishing program.