Seminar on impact of e-publishing in diversified markets - 05 May 2005 The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers is conducting a seminar on May 5, 2005 at The British Institute of Radiology, London. The seminar will examine current pricing models that affect libraries and publishers. With the evolution of electronic, publishing publishers have the opportunity to extend the market and their revenue.
IIM-K conducts convention of management libraries - 05 May 2005 The Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode (IIM-K) is organising the National Convention of Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET) at its campus on May 5-7, 2005. The convention will focus on ‘‘Digital Libraries in Knowledge Management: Opportunities for Management Libraries’. In addition, it will discuss knowledge management in science and technology information.
Elsevier introduces Sum-Up sessions at PharmaDiscovery - 10 May 2005 PharmaDiscovery, an event organised by Elsevier on May 10-12, 2005 in Washington, has introduced “Sum-Up Sessions” of various conferences for the benefit of attendees. The session will recap the keynotes and events conclusions of the day. The sessions are expected to offer participants a platform to exchange ideas, which in turn will boost the drug discovery process.
KIMNET to arrange an open meeting at the Patent Office in London - 19 May 2005 KIMNET will arrange an open meeting titled ‘Making space for Knowledge’ on May 19, 2005 at the London Offices of the Patent Office. The meet, to be launched by Angela Dove, will emphasise the effective use of the knowledge space that exists at a common length for everybody concerned with information and knowledge resources. The knowledge network must be used in such a way that there is no knowledge disaster.
LACUNY holds annual meet on open access - 20 May 2005 The Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY) holds an annual event on May 20, 2005 at the William and Anita Newman Conference Center, Baruch College. The topic to be discussed is ‘Scholarly Publishing and Open Access: Payers and Players’. Dr. Harold Varmus, co-founder of the Public Library of Science (PloS), and Dr. Martin Blume, Editor-in-Chief of the American Physical Society, will deliver the key addresses.
CSE to host 48th Annual Meeting - 20 May 2005 The Council of Science Editors (CSE) will host its 48th Annual Meeting in Atlanta on May 20-24, 2005. The council conducts short-term classes for all levels of editors attending the meet. Conferences have been scheduled for critical issues of STM publishing, such as ‘STM Workflows: The Latest and Greatest’, ‘Editing and Publishing for and within the pharmaceutical industry’, ‘Ethics in medical research’, ‘Article and data repositories’ and ‘Publisher anthropology’.
Annual meet for patent information professionals - 21 May 2005 Patent Information Users Group Inc. is organising an annual conference on May 21-26, 2005 in Arlington. The international meet, addressing patent information professionals, will focus on the Future of Patent Information – Tools and Techniques for Adding Value. Participants and exhibitors include Elsevier MDL, Thomson Scientific, Dialog, FIZ-Karlsruhe, Prous Science, and Chemical Abstracts Service.
NCUP conducts seminar on academic publishing - 25 May 2005 The National Conference of University Professors (NCUP) conducts a seminar titled ‘Publish or Perish: Pressures of academic publishing in a performance driven market’ on May 25, 2005. Speakers of the day include Geoff Bilder, Former Chief Technology Officer, Ingenta; Andrew Wray, Senior Publisher, Institute of Physics Publishing, and Sally Morris, Chief Executive of Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP).
ICSTI and VINITI organise conference - 27 May 2005 The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI), along with the All-Russian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (VINITI), is organising a conference on May 27, 2005 titled ‘Information Services for Fundamental and Applied Sciences’. The conference will be held in Moscow.