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Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success

Event (multiple dates) - Probably one of the most useful courses I have done - excellent! I started off with almost no ideas for journal development and now I feel confident I can come up with an action plan. Susan Molony, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists This course will be...

Understanding Copyright

Event (multiple dates) - This was an excellent course; a dynamic, whistlestop tour but thoroughly enjoyable! I’d highly recommend this to anyone in the industry. Pippa’s fantastic!” Angela Bianchi, SAGE Publishing Overview This course provides an essential introduction to...

Introduction to People Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting.  Overview The first step in people management is often reported as the most challenging. This course...

FULLY REVISED A Marketer's Guide to Data Protection Compliance

Event (multiple dates) - Overview The effective use of personal data for the purpose of communicating with customers lies  at the heart of successful marketing strategies employed by publishers in the digital and global economy. However, compliance with the law in relation to personal data...

Understanding eJournal Technology

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course will provide an insight into the technologies behind eJournal delivery. Technology has removed the barriers between production, editorial, marketing, sales, customer services and most importantly – the customers. The course will be...

Introduction to Journals Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This is an essential introductory course covering all aspects of journals publishing for those who are at the beginning of their careers. It covers everything from peer review to online delivery, and provides delegates with a clear understanding of how all the...

10/02/2016

Why it's critical to engage - is open data changing the research process?

Mark Thorley discusses the drivers for openness in research and scholarly communication at the ALPSP Seminar on 8 March. #alpspdata

31/10/2015

ALPSP Alert 189 - February 2013

This issue of Alert includes news about book citation index growth, COPE guidelines on peer review ethics, JISC Open Citations and NFAIS / NISO code of practice for supplementary materials. There are updates on ebook lending, mathematical open access, PubReader for PMC and the Open Library of...

06/06/2004

Metadata: An Essential Web Writing Skill

Metadata is one of the most misunderstood aspects of content management and website design. Editors and writers tend to look at it as a technical issue. Technical people look for a software solution. Both are wrong. Metadata is a fundamental skill that web writers and editors must...

18/03/2010

Scholarly Book Publishing Practice: First Survey 2009

This is the first ALPSP survey undertaken to establish current practices in scholarly book and e-book publishing, to provide detailed analysis and statistics in this rapidly changing market.