Industry Events

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Monday 25 February 2019

Researcher to Reader Conference 2019

25 - 26 February 2019, London more >

Wednesday 06 March 2019

Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success

This workshop provides an essential practical introduction to the business of developing journals. The course is highly interactive and participants will undertake realistic exercises to familiarize themselves with methods of evaluating their current journal (or portfolio) and provide ideas on how they can introduce changes. Although familiarity with the scholarly publishing environment is required, part of the course will also involve discussion of the role of journals in today’s research environment and will consider what threats and opportunities exist for current publishing models. more >

Thursday 07 March 2019

What is Hype and What Has Value? Technological buzzword or industry innovation? AI (artificial intelligence)

AI, Blockchain and Open Source are terms which continually grab attention, but are they merely buzzwords or will they really disrupt our industry? This webinar focuses on AI (artificial intelligence) and is the second in a series of three. more >

Tuesday 12 March 2019

London Book Fair 2019

Tuesday 12 - Thursday 14 March 2019, Olympia London more >

Wednesday 13 March 2019

The Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum

London Book Fair 12-14 March 2019 more >

Tuesday 19 March 2019

OpenAthens Conference 2019: User-centred by design

Tuesday 19 March. more >

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Publication Ethics: Fraud and misconduct

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 interests and principles of editorial freedom and integrity. This course will cover how to detect and deal effectively with possible misconduct and show the importance of having sound ethical policies. While the principles and theories covered are applicable across most publication types, some issues covered will be particularly relevant to journals publishing more >

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Introduction to Journals Publishing

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 elements in this fast-moving area fit together. Tutors will draw on case studies from their own experience and across all disciplines. more >

Tuesday 02 April 2019

What is Hype and What Has Value? Technological buzzword or industry innovation? Blockchain

AI, Blockchain and Open Source are terms which continually grab attention, but are they merely buzzwords or will they really disrupt our industry? This webinar focuses on Blockchain and is the last in a series of three. more >

Wednesday 03 April 2019

Effective Journal Editorial Management

This course introduces the common issues and tasks encountered in journal management. Considering various approaches to effective journal management and relationship building, it enables delegates to build on their skills to be more effective in meeting the day-to-day challenges of journal publishing, changing business models and editorial processes. The emphasis is on practical advice and guidance. more >

Monday 08 April 2019

UKSG Annual Conference

Monday 8 - Wednesday 10 April 2019, Telford, UK more >