VALA2006 Session 8 Coleman

VALA2006Sydney University Press: publication, business and the digital library

VALA 2006 CONCURRENT SESSION 8: Digital and e-publishing
Thursday 9 February 2006, 14:35 – 15:05
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VALA Peer Reviewed PaperRoss Coleman

Manager, Innovation and Development, University of Sydney Library

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This paper argues that the business strategies of the emerging e-press movement benefit from the values and standards that are part of the digital library. The paper will discuss these values and standards and their relationship to the business processes of e-publishing. The paper will explore these relationships through developments at Sydney University Press (SUP), recently re-established as an electronic publisher based on the digital library platform of SETIS, the Scholarly Electronic Text and Image Service of the University of Sydney Library. The paper will also consider the integration of repository content into these publication processes within the broader context of eScholarship