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  • Can Scholarly Publishing Change?

    Posted Monday, February 3, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.

    Can Scholarly Publishing Change? Should It? 
    The Creation of the Amherst College Press 

    Press Director Mark Edington discusses opportunities, challenges, and the impact on authors. 
    Wednesday, February 12, 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library

    Mark Edington, Amherst College Press
    Edington, a social entrepreneur with an extensive background in higher education, was recently named the founding director of the newly established Amherst College Press. 
    Amherst College Press (ACP) will publish scholarly works that are peer-reviewed, rigorously edited, published digitally, and completely free. ACP is particularly interested in the ways the social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities intersect.  

    If you would like a box lunch, please RSVP to Christa Bailey (, 408-554-5031) by Monday, February 10.
    Co-sponsored by Faculty Development and the University Library