Webinars

ALPSP webinars provide insight and intelligence into key issues scholarly publishers face. They draw on the experience within the international ALPSP network and are shaped in development with our Professional Development Committee and North American Steering Group. They can be viewed from anywhere in the world and if a registrant is unable to join the webinar on the scheduled date and time, they can register and receive a recording for viewing at another time. View list here

Webinar discounts for members
For webinar series: book all 3 and receive the 3rd half price
Individual webinars: If you have 4 + people wishing to attend a particular webinar get in touch for our group pricing. email: susie.brown@alpsp.org


Wednesday 22 May 2019

Selling to Corporate Libraries

As scholarly publishers and societies, we strive to serve our communities but in order to continue to grow we need to reach new audiences and find alternative revenue streams. The corporate market offers a substantial opportunity, but corporations have distinct needs. They focus on solving business problems, not providing archives, they merge, restructure and cease to exist far more quickly than universities. Renewals are never a sure thing, and it is difficult to find and determine who the decision makers are for new business opportunities within them. 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 >