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Tuesday, February 25 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Economics of Information — Funding, Sustainability, Stakeholders

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Collaborative Note Document: http://bit.ly/NISOPlus_Economics_Of_Info

How do the economics of information work? Who is paying for what, how, and why? How has this shifted in recent years and how is it likely to change in the future? Focusing on scholarly journals and the interplay between publishers, societies, libraries, and researchers — as both authors and society members— Keith Webster will provide a brief overview of how we got to our current situation. This will be followed by a conversation between Keith and moderator, Rhonda Ross, about the challenges of, and opportunities for, developing a more sustainable approach to paying for information. There will also be plenty of opportunities for audience discussion and participation, including a short breakout session.


Rhonda Ross

Assistant Director, Marketing Programs Management, CAS

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Keith Webster

Dean, University Libraries, Carnegie Mellonn University
Keith Webster was appointed Dean of University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon in July 2013 and to the additional role of Director of Emerging and Integrative Media Initiatives two years later. In 2021 he was awarded the Helen and Henry Posner Jr Dean's Chair at CMU. He is a Professor... Read More →

Tuesday February 25, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am EST
Baltimore Theatre Room