Author Archives: Peter Potter

About Peter Potter

Peter Potter is Director, Publishing Strategy, at Virginia Tech’s University Libraries. A historian by training (B.A. Virginia Tech; M.A. University of Virginia), he has devoted his professional career to scholarly publishing, most recently serving as editor in chief at Cornell University Press. In this current role at Virginia Tech he is charged with assessing the research and scholarly environments at the university in order to guide the Libraries’ long-term planning in the area of publishing services. 

Is There a Place for DIY in Scholarly Publishing? Lulu Says Yes (and may not be wrong)

Lulu has announced the launch of a new online publishing platform that it is calling Glasstree. If you’ve heard of Lulu before you probably know it as one of several heavyweight players in the self-publishing arena, alongside Amazon (Kindle Direct), … Continue reading

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