Registration is open for the ARL Fall Forum 2014, “Wanted Dead or Alive—The Scholarly Monograph,” to be held in Washington, DC, on Thursday, October 9. The program will explore the future of the scholarly monograph. The forum will feature a keynote address by Laura Mandell, director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University. Additional program sessions will cover the engagement of university leadership and faculty in creating new forms of scholarship and other strategies being employed to address the changing scholarly environment.
The ARL Fall Forum will be held at the Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, DC. The cutoff date for reserving hotel rooms at the ARL rate of $279 (single/double) has been extended to September 26, 2014. Reservations made after that date will be on a space-available basis. Please make your hotel reservations by calling the Dupont Circle Hotel toll-free number (855) 523-6953 and asking for the “Association of Research Libraries room block.”
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/.