Seminars

ALPSP runs a number of seminars on current topics for all those involved in scholarly and professional publishing. Each event is developed in collaboration with our industry experts on the Professional Development Committee. In addition to providing well-informed updates on the subject, there is plenty of time for networking with other ALPSP members. And if you miss a seminar, slides and speaker audio recordings are available to access on the website. Members can login to register at the discounted rate.

Wednesday 22 February 2017

How to Build a Successful Open Access Books Programme

Scholarly book publishing is changing and changing fast. This one day seminar will examine the evolving landscape of open access book publishing, from the perspectives of publishers, librarians, authors and funders. It aims to offer practical information which will be relevant both to publishers just setting up OA book publishing and those who wish to develop their existing programme. more >

Thursday 20 April 2017

How to Build a Data Driven Publishing Organization

Scholarly publishing is becoming more complicated and things are changing at an unprecedented rate. In order to keep ahead of, or at least up with, the curve, many publishers are turning to customer data and data about content to provide business intelligence and support decision making. So what does a data driven publishing organisation look like and why should you be one? more >

Wednesday 05 July 2017

How to Survive (and Thrive) in the Digital Universe

The pace of change in scholarly communication technology is accelerating. In a relatively short period, digital publishing enabled the development of a new business model - open access - and it's only a few short years ago that article and alternative metrics appeared on the radar. These innovations constantly promise to disrupt and reform scholarly communication but how do we make sense of these changes as a publisher? more >