Speakers: Mr Peter Booth Wiley, Chairman of the Board, John Wiley & Sons
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Description: Peter Booth Wiley is the Chairman of the Board of John Wiley & Sons, a global publishing house founded in 1807. A member of Wiley’s Board of Directors for 28 years and Chairman for 10, he represents the sixth generation of his family to participate in the leadership of the company. During his time as Chairman, Wiley & Sons has moved content online, in interactive and user-friendly applications.
A former journalist and newspaper columnist, Wiley is the author of five books including a history of libraries and the San Francisco Public Library and was the senior editor and lead writer of Knowledge for Generations: John Wiley & Sons and the Global Publishing Industry, 1807-2007.
Wiley is a member of the Board of Directors of the University of California Press, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and of the Library Advisory Council of California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. Wiley writes and speaks frequently about the history of publishing, the writing experience, and the transformation of publishing as a global undertaking in a digital environment.
Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, the flagship journal of the Crawford School of Public Policy, will be published online three times a year by Wiley Blackwell, with all contribution made freely available from Wiley Online Library.
This lecture is presented by the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society at the Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.
Monday, September 03, 2012
Open-access and scholarly publishing in the 21st century
Mr Peter Booth Wiley, Chairman of the Board, John Wiley & Sons, will speak on "Open-access and scholarly publishing in the 21st century" at the Australian National University in Canberra, 12:30 pm, 6 September 2012.