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1300 plutchak uksg 2013

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1300 plutchak uksg 2013

  1. 1. T. Scott PlutchakUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham UKSG April 10, 2013
  2. 2. TechnologicalCultural and social
  3. 3. Librarians are a group of talented professionals fiercely dedicated to the notion that the effective exchange of information among people is absolutelyessential to the welfare and well-being of modern civil society. They believe that market forces create barriers to achieving that end.
  4. 4. Publishers are a group of talented professionals fiercely dedicated to the notion that the effective exchange of information among people is absolutelyessential to the welfare and well-being of modern civil society. They believe that market forces are the means to achieving that end.
  5. 5. Publishers only care about the moneyLibrarians are hopelessly, willfully naïve
  6. 6. Publishers want to lock information upLibrarians don’t care about quality
  7. 7. Negotiators PartnersCollaborators
  8. 8. We Still Will Not Agree
  9. 9. Cool it with the emotionsAttend some publisher conferencesBe educated by your knowledgeable faculty Buy a publisher a drink
  10. 10. You are lousy at telling your own story Be more transparent Be more open about your mission and your decision makingSit in on some of the sessions at the conferences you attend
  11. 11. tscott@uab.edutscott.typepad.combeardedpigs.net

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