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.

Wednesday 24 June 2020

Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers - Virtual classroom

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 >

Thursday 18 June 2020

Introduction to People Management in Publishing - Virtual classroom

Becoming a manager can be daunting for even the most accomplished people in publishing. Fortunately, management is a skill like any other that can be learnt and developed through self-awareness and practice. 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. Throughout, delegates will be encouraged to share their own experiences and to explore new ideas and techniques through practical exercises and case studies, all grounded in the context of real-world publishing. more >

Thursday 04 June 2020

New Research Assessment Policies in China

In this webinar, our speakers will review the changes and discuss how these may influence the publishing behaviour of Chinese academics and researchers within STM. more >

Thursday 21 May 2020

Redux Online - Money and Mission

Redux Online Webinar 2.10:00 EDT; 15:00 BST; 16:00 CEST more >

Wednesday 06 May 2020

Case Studies in Collaboration: the next wave of platform hosting initiatives

Series of 3 webinars. 6 May, 14 May & 19 May. Publishers and societies are rethinking approaches to platform development to better suit evolving business, community, and organization-specific needs. This webinar series highlights three such non-traditional initiatives and the collaborations that made them possible. more >

Thursday 23 April 2020

Monographs, open access and public policy: UKRI OA consultation 2020

Redux Online Webinar 1 10:00 EDT; 15:00 BST; 16:00 CEST more >

Wednesday 22 April 2020

Introduction to Journals Publishing - Virtual Classroom

This is an essential introductory course covering the core aspects of journals publishing for those at the beginning of their careers or new to their current role. With a focus on practical understanding, it will provide delegates with a solid foundation and the confidence to discuss and engage with key issues across their own and related functions. Case studies and small group exercises, via Zoom Meeting break out rooms, will allow participants to explore the ideas presented and network with their peers. more >

Tuesday 21 April 2020

The Metadata Power Hour - RECORDING AVAILABLE

Learn about the expanding opportunities to leverage scholarly metadata to deliver quickly on changing market needs. The intersection of publishing and metadata has never had a greater impact in reduced project costs, faster time-to-market, and higher content quality. Society publishers who master the power of metadata will benefit from knowing what data they have, its value, how it may be accessed, and the importance of data metrics. more >

Tuesday 25 February 2020

ALPSP Networking: Open Access and the Price Transparency Framework

Discussion and Networking evening for ALPSP Members with guest speakers Jean-Claude Burgelman and Alicia Wise. more >

Thursday 13 February 2020

Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success

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 06 February 2020

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 November 2019

I Never Metadata I Didn't Like - RECORDINGS AVAILABLE

Everyone involved in scholarly communications touches metadata at some point, even if you don’t call it that. Behind every manuscript submission, every link on the web, every platform launch plan, and every analytics dashboard - lies metadata. more >

Tuesday 19 November 2019

ALPSP Networking: Transformative Agreements

A discussion and networking evening for ALPSP members on the experiences of publishers and consortia piloting transformative agreements, along with the views of society publishers who have chosen to partner with larger publishers. more >

Wednesday 13 November 2019

ALPSP UKSG Joint Event: Shifting Power Centres in Scholarly Communications: Implications and future roles for libraries and publishers

The pace of change in our sector has accelerated - and that change has also become more wide-reaching. We are moving beyond the “fall out” from the digital revolution – and its implications for user behaviors, customer expectations, product formats and business models – into a much bigger shift, where established roles and accepted models are being questioned. more >

Thursday 31 October 2019

The Rise of the RFP: How to embrace and get the most out of your RFP processes - RECORDINGS AVAILABLE

As the publishing landscape evolves, so too does the range of suppliers and partners with whom scholarly publishers need to work. RFPs are becomingly an increasingly important part of the activities of all publishers, large and small, and generally represent a significant investment which should be well managed. In this session we’ll examine the various ways in which sourcing decisions can be made, with views from both purchasers and vendor. The aim of the day will be to provide comprehensive, practical support to help attendees choose the right process, and the right partner, for their particular needs. more >