The Future of Text

Posted on: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 10:00am



The “Future of Text” Symposium will include presentations and booths featuring the impact of technology on books, journals, publishing processes and the written word in general.

Invited speakers and panel discussions will consider the changing form of the book and the anticipated changes in publication practices on usability, affordability, and accessibility. Attending textbook publishers will be prepared to discuss with faculty and students their electronic offerings while eBook vendors will be demonstrating features relevant for higher education.

Sponsored by: Academic Technology & User Services, Associated Students, AS Bookstore, Western Libraries and the Student Technology Center

For the Schedule of Events and Exhibits, and links ( on the day of the event) to methods of participating live with speakers at the event, go to: