Careers Hub

The ALPSP Careers Hub is a brand new resource which provides essential introductions to a wide selection of topics across scholarly publishing, via videos and podcasts. 

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For a limited period, the content will be free to access for all, and then most will be available only to members. If you are interested in joining ALPSP, please find out more or get in touch for details. 

All information is predominantly knowledge based and aimed at those with up to five years’ experience or changing departments within the industry. This resource is constantly evolving so make sure that you check back regularly for new content or follow us on social media for updates (via Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook).

The following videos and podcasts have been created by members of ALPSP committees and tutors. Relevant content is welcome from all. If you would like to contribute to the ALPSP Careers Hub, please contact us.

Latest videos and podcasts

 
     
What is a Journal? (8 minutes)
Simon Linacre, Cabells 

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  Introduction to Scholarly Publishing (10 minutes)
Simon Linacre, Cabells 

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An Introduction to DORA 
(4 minutes)
Claire Moulton, The Company of Biologists and Anna Hatch, DORA 

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An Introduction to Open Access and Business Models 
(10 minutes)
Dan Pollock, Silicon Guru 

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An Introduction to Publishers' Licensing Services (PLS) 
(3 minutes)
Clare Zubkowska, Publishers' Licensing Services 

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Building and Nurturing a Network 
(11 minutes)
Merlin Fox, Artech House and Sophia Anderton, British Institute of Radiology

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Commissioning Content 
(10 minutes)
Merlin Fox, Artech House and Sophia Anderton, British Institute of Radiology

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Influencing Styles 
(9 minutes)
Mark Thomas, Glass Box Thinking

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Publication Ethics 
(16 minutes)
Randy Townsend, American Geophysical Union

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Transformative Journals 
(3 minutes)
Claire Moulton, The Company of Biologists

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Transparent Metrics 
(6 minutes)
Claire Moulton, The Company of Biologists

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Other useful ALPSP resources to help your career development: 

  • Jobs Board: Access all the latest vacancies across scholarly publishing
  • Mentorship Scheme: Apply to become a mentor or mentee
  • Volunteering opportunities: Help to grow your network, share expertise and advice on industry developments. Have your say - we are your membership organisation!
  • Careers Hub reading list - best websites, articles and resources in scholarly publishing  
  • Learned Publishing Journal: Members can access all LP articles - the latest research and debate on topics of particular relevance now.
  • Alert newsletter: Stay updated on the latest news and developments in scholarly publishing and communications
  • Training programme: Choose from over 30 different ALPSP courses to develop your knowledge in the industry (discounts and further early bird prices for members).

View all ALPSP member benefits and find out how to join our community.

You can also view all the latest videos on our YouTube channel and download all podcasts via Podbean.