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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...

Publication Ethics:Fraud and misconduct

Event (multiple dates) - Overview A wide range of ethical issues can arise in academic publishing. These can be caused by misbehaving authors (e.g. committing plagiarism or fraud), by abuse of editorial positions and also by conflicts between publishers’ and societies’ commercial...

Effective Journal Editorial Management

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 introduces the common issues and tasks encountered in journal management....

Understanding eJournal Technology

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course will provide an insight into the technologies behind eJournal delivery. Technology has removed the barriers between production, editorial, marketing, sales, customer services and most importantly – the customers. The course will be...

Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success

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 workshop provides an essential practical introduction to the business of developing...

26/09/2016

Hindawi and Editage announce partnership to provide English-language editing services

Hindawi and Editage today announced a new partnership that will provide English-language editing to authors wishing to submit to Hindawi publications. This partnership will result in Editage’s services being integrated into Hindawi’s submission process and provide a 10% discount to...

21/09/2016

IOP announces Double-blind peer review trial

Two of IOP Publishing’s journals to offer authors the choice of single or double-blind peer review from 2017 As part of their commitment to engage closely with their research communities and to meet their future needs, IOP Publishing are pleased to be offering authors the choice of single...

Introduction to Journals Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This is an essential introductory course covering all aspects of journals publishing for those who are at the beginning of their careers. It covers everything from peer review to online delivery, and provides delegates with a clear understanding of how all the...

26/08/2016

ALPSP member briefing on the EU VAT consultation

Background Under current EU VAT rules, electronic publications must be taxed at the national standard rate, while for printed publications Member States are allowed to apply reduced or even super-reduced and zero VAT rates. The European Commission is now considering reforming these rules; in...

19/08/2016

Wiley acquires publishing technology company Atypon

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. yesterday announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atypon, a Silicon Valley-based publishing-software company, for $120 million in cash. Atypon (www.atypon.com) is a technology partner that enables scholarly societies and publishers to deliver, host...