Past Events

If you missed an ALPSP seminar and would like to catch-up on what was covered, access the slides and audio recordings for previous events here. 

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Setting the Standard

Standard identifiers, metrics and processes in journal publishing and how they can help you. #alpspstandards more >

Wednesday 09 December 2015

Cracking the RFP Code: Strategy & practical guidance for getting the most from RFPs

Join a stellar panel of “boots on the ground” speakers for an afternoon of strategic plus practical guidance on how to use RFPs to best serve business needs. Through brief case studies, presenters will provide real-world examples of different types of RFPs run by different types of organizations. Coverage will include technology-focused RFPs as well as RFPs for business services. Attention will be given to tips and best practices that will minimize risks and engender success. more >

Thursday 25 February 2016

Publishing Business 101: Navigating contracts and "legalese" with confidence

This webinar is part of ALPSP's '101' series that is focused on early career professionals. The aim of the session will be to help you to understand legal language in a variety of contexts - licenses, vendor agreements, copyright - and prepare you to navigate contracts with confidence. Our experienced speakers have been selected to bring you both a legal and business perspective, and will discuss how publishing professionals must balance these imperatives. Among the topics to be addressed will be how to decode basic "legalese" and contract language, and tips on identifying what is and is not negotiable in a typical contract. more >

Tuesday 08 March 2016

Standing on the Digits of Giants: Research data, preservation and innovation

Access is not a one time event, it’s an ongoing process.This seminar will examine emerging trends in scholarly communication from the perspective of the publication and long-term access to the scholarly record. This includes outputs not traditionally included within the primary scientific canon such as metadata, software and research data. more >

Wednesday 23 March 2016

Recruitment and Career Trends: What you need to know and do about them

The current dynamic and innovative environment in scholarly publishing can make it difficult to remain well-positioned for future growth. This webinar will look at current hiring trends in the publishing sector, key traits and skills employers are looking for and how publishers balance the need for individuals with traditional skills with the need for acquiring the new skill sets required to seize the potential of new technologies. more >