Y'all Come Back!

:banner: And so another Charleston Conference has drawn to a close.  It was highly successful  from start to finish.  A vote of thanks goes to Katina Strauch, the organizers, sponsors, exhibitors at ...

The Long Arm of the Law

:banner:   This popular session, now in its 3rd year, reviews recent legal cases impacting libraries. Library and Archive Users Rights: An International Treaty on Copyright Exceptions and Limita...

Find is Greater Than Search

:banner: This panel conducted an informal conversation (edited transcript below) addressing the questions of whether searchers are really finding what they are looking for and what new technologies a...

SCOAP3: Living the Dream

:banner: Ann Okerson presented a report on the SCOAP3 project and its current activities. SCOAP3 is the first project to convert all of the peer-reviewed journals of a discipline to open access (OA)....

Open Access Book Publishing: Case Studies

:banner: Charles Watkinson from  Purdue University, moderator, introduced this session by noting that Open Access (OA) books are the next frontier in publishing.  How different are they from journals...

The 21st Century University Press

:banner: Leila Salisbury, Director of the University Press of Mississippi, introduced this panel of two university press directors. She noted that this year marks the 75th anniversary of the Associat...