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Charleston Neapolitan: University Presses and Academic Libraries Demystified: A Conversation


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Presented at the 2013 Charleston Conference
Friday, 11/8/13, 4:30 pm

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Charleston Neapolitan: University Presses and Academic Libraries Demystified: A Conversation

  1. 1. University Presses and Academic Libraries Demystified
  2. 2. Ellen W. Faran is director of the MIT Press. Faran has over thirty-five years’ experience in trade, professional and scholarly publishing at Houghton Mifflin; Farrar, Straus & Giroux; HarperCollins; the National Academy Press; and the Folger Shakespeare Library. She has a BA in English from Radcliffe College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Fred M. Heath is Vice Provost and Director of The University of Texas Libraries at UT Austin. He previously served as Dean of Libraries at Texas A&M University and as Library Director of Texas Christian University. He has served as President of the ARL Board of Directors and the Virginia Library Association, and as Chair of the Texas Council of State University Librarians and the Big 12+ Library Consortium (now GWLA). Heath has served on the advisory boards of SPARC, CNI, and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). He is also a co-developer of the library assessment protocol, LibQUAL+. Peter Berkery joined the Association of American University Presses as Executive Director in March 2013, coming from Oxford University Press where he was Publisher of the US Law Division. Prior to that he spent 11 years at Wolters Kluwer. Berkery has a BA in Classical Studies from Boston College, and both an MA and JD from The American University, as well as a Master of Laws in Taxation from George Washington University. He is also a Certified Financial Planner.
  3. 3. Angela M. Carreño is the Head of Collection Development for the Division of Libraries at New York University, where she is the primary licensing officer for consortial collection development. She represents the Division of Libraries on collaborative projects, including the Manhattan Research Libraries Initiative (MaRLI) and has worked in close collaboration with NYU's branch campus library in Abu Dhabi, a library with an e-preferred collection policy. Carreño currently serves as the Chair of the Northeast Research Libraries'(NERL) Program Council and is a current member of the advisory boards for Oxford, Wiley, Sage, and Brill. Leila W. Salisbury is the director of the University Press of Mississippi and was formerly marketing director of the University Press of Kentucky. At UPM she also acquires the regional and film/popular culture studies lists. She is a member of the MUSE/UPCC advisory board and is active in the Association of American University Presses, currently serving on its board of directors and several committees. She also writes a regular column for Against the Grain.