Industry Events

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Friday 14 June 2019

SLA 2019 Annual Conference

14 - 18 June 2019, Cleveland, Ohio, US more >

Thursday 20 June 2019

Journal Financial Strategy for Non-Financial Managers

This course is essential for middle and senior publishing managers, who meet a multiplicity of financial problems in managing a journals portfolio. The workshop will introduce finance and accounting problems that managers face at senior level, and ensure they have the tools to deal with these effectively. more >

Wednesday 26 June 2019

Making the Case for Embracing Micropublications: Are they a way forward for scholarly publishing?

Albert Einstein said “an academic career, in which a person is forced to produce scientific writings in great amounts, creates a danger of intellectual superficiality”. In 2019, researchers have been working with the pressures of “Publish or Perish” for decades. The default response is to question the value of microPublications that are produced as a result. But what about when microPublications are carefully defined; peer review is stringently completed; and they enable publishers to more efficiently produce the “longer story” research articles with pre-validated research outputs? Are there largely unknown opportunities and values to be gained quickly? Can microPublications enable synthesizing and distilling of information and integrate this information in established repositories to create a more meaningful and greater corpus of knowledge - dare we say, global knowledgebase? more >

Thursday 27 June 2019

PLS: Introduction to Collective Licensing Seminars

Free seminar more >

Thursday 27 June 2019

BIC: Mono Book Production Explained

27-28 June 2019, Bungay more >

Thursday 04 July 2019

Managing and Influencing your Editorial Board

One in three meetings are not nearly as productive as they could be, and only 50% of members actively contribute. Most editorial board meetings have broad agendas and try to cover everything, but very few decisions are actually made. This course will provide you with the essential practical skills to make your meetings highly effective, where everyone contributes and all necessary decisions are reached. more >

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Effective Journals Marketing

Technology is changing, new business models are developing and new markets emerging – the journal publishing landscape is shifting. These new developments offer challenges for journals marketing. This course provides a strategic overview of this dynamic environment and how best to apply marketing techniques to achieve your journal’s objectives. The workshop will be highly interactive. more >

Thursday 01 August 2019

ISMTE North American Conference

1-2 August 2019, Durham, North Carolina, USA more >

Monday 05 August 2019

FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Summer Institute 2019

5-9 August 2019, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, US. Discount for ALPSP members. more >

Wednesday 04 September 2019

PLS: Introduction to Collective Licensing Seminars

Free seminar more >

Thursday 05 September 2019

BIC Workshop: Communicating Price Details in ONIX

5 September 2019, London more >

Wednesday 11 September 2019

ALPSP Conference & Awards 2019

11-13 September 2019 more >

Saturday 14 September 2019

SfEP AGM and annual conference

Tuesday 17 September 2019

Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers

Social media now offers the opportunity to reach huge audiences around the globe, but how can publishers effectively harness these new tools to achieve their own objectives? This course will help you to integrate social media into the marketing communications and wider promotional plans of your organization, regardless of budget or size of publisher. It will include setting measurable objectives, practical tips on what works - and what doesn’t - for different platforms. more >

Tuesday 17 September 2019

BIC: Metadata Power

17 September 2019, London more >