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CALJ Listserv is moving!

We have now completed the transfer of our web site and listserv from Athabasca University Press to our own system.  We want to thank AUP for over 10 years of generous support to CALJ-ACRS and academic publishing.

We also have set up a Twitter Account and a Facebook page for CALJ-ACRS that we ask you to check out and participate in. You can find links on the web site.

Achieving a Sustainable Canadian Publishing Model through Library-Publisher Partnership

A recent white paper written on behalf of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), Canadian Universities and Sustainable Publishing, provides an overview of scholarly communication in Canada from the perspective of research libraries. The Canadian Association of Learned Journals (CALJ), the national organization who represents Canadian journals and their publishers, was sent a copy of this report only after it was finalized.

3rd Annual CALJ Boot Camp: In Montreal on Nov. 16th

A practical hands-on workshop intended for scholarly journal staff of all levels of experience with an interest in learning about the latest developments in a rapidly changing field while also getting a chance to network and share best practices with colleagues faced with similar challenges.   Boot camp programme

"New Models of Knowledge Dissemination and Open Access in Canada," Seminar to be held November 17, 2015 in Montreal.

The seminar will bring together directors of Canadian scholarly journals and librarians from Canadian university libraries on the topic of major paradigms brought by Open access: dissemination, financing, new uses.

2015 CALJ Boot Camp: In Montreal on Nov. 16th

The subjects covered in the one day camp this year will be:

  • Directory of Open Access Journals - SHERPA/RoMEO
  • Creative Commons/Copyright workshop
  • Discoverablity/Meta-data quality
  • The impact of digital marketing
  • Licensing and aggregators

In moving the camp to Montreal we will also be offering French sessions.

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