Past Events

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

You may access recordings of Member webinars here.

Monday 21 June 2021

Effective Journal Editorial Management 21 & 22 June

This essential 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 >

Tuesday 08 June 2021

Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers 8 & 9 June

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 25 May 2021

Growing Successful Open Access Journals 25 & 26 May

Are you involved in the day to day running of a journal or journal programme and need to deliver on your Open Access publishing strategy? Do you have editorial or production responsibility for implementing an OA programme? Do you need to inform your approach to OA from a practical perspective? This course will equip participants with the tools and insights to make a success of Open Access journals. It will take people through the complexities and challenges of Open Access, highlighting the ways in which OA publishing is deeply different to subscription publishing (and some ways that it is the same!). more >

Tuesday 11 May 2021

Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact 11 & 12 May

Metrics and impact measurement have become an increasingly important part of the scholarly publishing and research landscape. This essential course covers the main ways in which publishers can measure impact and the associated metrics. It is divided between citation metrics, such as the Impact Factor and citation based analysis, and altmetrics looking at a range of tools such as altmetric.com, Impact Story and PlumX. The course also covers usage as a metric and various various author and article level metrics such as the h-index. more >

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Fundamentals of Finance for Publishers 28 & 29 April

Can you make any sense of the financial information provided to you? What do all those financial terms mean? This course provides an essential and in-depth look at finances with an overview of profitability, revenue streams and expenses. It also examines emerging industry trends such as open access and the impact on journals financial management. This is specifically for non-finance budget holders new to budget management or those looking to take on responsibility for finance in publishing. more >

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Introduction to People Management in Publishing 27 April & 4 May

This course offers new and developing managers a framework and approach to help support the transition into management, along with plenty of practical tips and tools to help them master the essentials and build confidence. more >

Tuesday 20 April 2021

Project Management for Publishing 20 & 21 April

This course provides those managing projects as well as those working on them with a template and many supporting tools that can be applied to all projects, large or small, to help ensure successful outcomes. more >

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Publication Ethics: Fraud and misconduct 30 & 31 March FULLY BOOKED

A wide range of ethical issues can arise in academic publishing. This course will cover how to detect and deal effectively with possible misconduct and show the importance of having sound ethical policies. more >

Tuesday 23 March 2021

Introduction to Journals Marketing - Virtual classroom 23 & 24 March FULLY BOOKED

23 & 24 March Our training provides an essential introduction to the changing and challenging role of promoting journals in today’s market. As international higher education struggles with the impact of COVID-19 this makes it even more crucial that our marketing is well-judged and focused specifically on what researchers and librarians want to know. more >

Tuesday 16 March 2021

How Journals Work - Virtual classroom 16 & 17 March

16 & 17 March This course will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of Open Access, what makes a successful journal, finance and business models, as well as the basics of marketing and product development. more >

Tuesday 02 March 2021

Creating an Inclusive Culture - Virtual classroom - 2 and 3 March

2 & 3 March This practical course will help you understand how to develop and implement a successful Diversity and Inclusion strategy, as well as providing practical advice on handling workplace bias and discrimination. more >

Tuesday 09 February 2021

Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success - Virtual classroom - 9 & 10 February

This workshop provides an essential practical introduction to the business of developing journals in order to improve performance or meet strategic goals. The course is highly interactive and participants will undertake realistic exercises to familiarize themselves with methods of evaluating their current journal (or portfolio), identify areas where journal development is required, and implement plans for change. Although some 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 04 February 2021

Progress on OA agreements with libraries and consortia

Free webinar for ALPSP members (Online: 09:00 - 10:30 EST; 14:00 15:30 GMT; 15:00 - 16:30 CET) more >

Tuesday 19 January 2021

Scholarly Publishing: Resilience as an opportunity for transformation

Free webinar for Members only. 09:00 - 10.30 EST (New York), 14:00 - 15:30 GMT (UK), 15:00 - 16.30 CET (Central Europe) more >

Thursday 17 December 2020

cOAlition S Rights Retention Strategy

Free webinar for ALPSP Members (Online: 09:00 - 10:30 EST New York; 14:30 - 15:30 GMT UK; 15:00 - 16:30 CET Central Europe) more >