[A2k] Interrogating Access Conference Feb 15-16 Waterloo CANADA

Sara Bannerman sara.bannerman.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 06:25:47 PST 2014

The* Interrogating Access* Conference, to be held on February 15-16, 
2014, at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, is an event 
designed to bring together a range of stakeholders in scholarship, 
particularly those working in the social sciences and humanities. 
Academic researchers and librarians, university and college 
administrators, scholarly editors and publishers, students, and 
representatives from funding agencies and scholarly associations are all 
invited to attend and participate to advance our mutual knowledge and 
understanding about current and future directions of the pursuit, 
support, and communication of Canadian scholarship.  Registration is now 
open, and information about pricing (student and one day rates 
available), accommodations and travel (including carpooling 
arrangements) can be found at: http://interrogatingaccess.ca 

Panels will be addressing journal and monograph publishing, copyright, 
the effects of technology and funding on the scholarly ecosystem, and 
the future of the scholarly infrastructure for the humanities and social 
sciences in Canada. The keynote address by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, 
Director of Scholarly Communications, Modern Languages Society, will 
discuss potential paths forward for scholarly societies.  Presenters 
include Rowland Lorimer (Director, Canadian Centre for Studies in 
Publishing, Simon Fraser University), Bill Harnum (Board of Directors, 
Access Copyright), Douglas Peers (Dean of Arts, University of Waterloo, 
and Director of Development, CFHSS), Stuart R. Poyntz (Communications, 
SFU and co-chair, ASPP Academic Council, CFHSS), Brian Owen (Associate 
University Librarian for Processing and Systems, SFU and PKP Managing 
Director), Carole Stephenson (Projects Officer: E-Resources, and 
Associate University Librarian, WLU), Michael Ridley (Former Chief 
Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Librarian University of Guelph) and 
Brian Henderson (Director, WLU Press). The full conference program is 
also available at: http://interrogatingaccess.ca/conference-program 

Organizers: Lisa Quinn, Acquisitions Editor, Wilfrid Laurier University 
Janet Friskney, Research Officer, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional 
Studies, York University
Andrea Kosavic, Digital Initiatives Librarian, York University

My best regards,

Lisa Quinn
Acquisitions Editor
Wilfrid Laurier University Press
75 University Ave W
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5
tel: 519-884-0710 x. 2843
email: quinn at press.wlu.ca <mailto:quinn at press.wlu.ca>
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Sara Bannerman, B.Mus., MA, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia
Togo Salmon Hall, Room 302
+1(905) 525-9140 ext. 23722
McMaster University
1280 Main St. W.
Hamilton, ON

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