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08/12/2016

Delta Think Investigations Launches “The Evolving State of Open Access”

Delta Think, a consulting and advisory firm focused on innovation and growth in scholarly communications, has announced the debut of Delta Think Investigations, a set of execution-focused, data-driven analyses of relevant and timely topics in scholarly communications. Investigations will offer...

NEW Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact amanda.whiting. Overview Social media now offers the opportunity to reach huge audiences around the globe, but how can...

How to Make Content More Discoverable Through SEO

Event (multiple dates) - Overview If you’re in marketing or editorial and writing copy for your website, what can you do to help readers to find your products? You need to understand how to make search optimization work for you. This course focuses on the practical things you can do...

NEW Disruption, Innovation and Creativity: How to generate and implement new ideas in scholarly publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview  #alpspcreate The rate of innovation in scholarly publishing is accelerating. Researchers need new services for a changing environment and technology now provides a multitude of options to help. But where do you start, what should you do to respond and...

Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Projects are vital to all publishing organizations to move forward and implement change. Everyone gets involved in them. They may involve developing new products, new processes and systems, adopting new technologies, reaching new markets, acquiring new business...

Commissioning Content: Working effectively with authors and editors

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting.  Overview This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful academic...

Introduction to People Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting.  Overview The first step in people management is often reported as the most challenging. This course...

29/09/2016

ALPSP and The PA to host debate on Brexit and academic publishing at Frankfurt Book Fair

ALPSP and The PA are to host a debate on the impact of Brexit on academic publishing at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair. Thursday 20 October 2016, 10:30 to 11:00 am, Publishing Perspectives Stage, Hall 6.0, Frankfurt Book Fair. Audrey McCulloch, CEO of ALPSP will introduce a panel including...

Advanced Journal Development: Strategic development for journal managers

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course has been designed as a follow-on from Journal Development 1 which provides participants with a toolbox system for planning the development of their journals. This more advanced course looks at overarching strategies for journal development including...

27/05/2016

Consumer Rights Act 2015

Sarah Fricker, IOP This article features in the ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016 The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (the “Act”) came into force in the UK on 1 October 2015. It requires businesses which provide goods and services to consumers to give certain types of information....