Levich Institute Seminar Announcement, 03/06/2012
(Co-Sponsored by CCNY Libraries)

Tuesday, 03/06/2012
2:00 PM
Steinman Lecture Hall, Room #160

Dr. John Haynes
American Institute of Physics
Vice President, Publishing

"Scholarly Publishing: Past, Present and the Shape of Things to Come"


The scholarly journal has stood the test of time since the 17th century and continues to serve the needs of the academic community worldwide. The journal system serves a number of important functions particularly registration, certification, dissemination and archiving. It is also closely connected to the academic reward system. The presentation will review how the journal system has evolved to the current position and point to the key drivers (sociological, technological, economic and political / legal) that are shaping future developments.


Dr. Haynes received a PhD in chemistry from the University of British Columbia, followed by postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford. After two decades in the STM publishing industry, including senior positions with Institute of Physics Publishing and Royal Society of Chemistry, he joined AIP in 2009 as vice president, publishing. He holds senior management responsibility for AIP's journal publishing program, which includes AIP and Member Society partner journals.