ALPSP Seminar Publishers and Library Consortia: changing perspectives - 07 Apr 2011 Is it really the end of the 'big deal'? This seminar will discuss and analyse the international library consortia landscape, focusing mostly on Europe and the USA. Both libraries and publishers will share their experiences, plans, expectations and strategies going forward. How is the consortia market evolving, what has been the effect of the budget cuts, what strategies are being used to safeguard collections? A seminar for publishers responsible for or wishing to develop sales of books, journals, databases or other content to the academic library; librarians or consortia staff and agents involved in consortia agreements.
Allen Press Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing™ SeminarForm Follows Function: Letting Users Design the New Architecture - 14 Apr 2011 The Allen Press Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing™ Seminar is an annual event held in Washington, DC every April. The seminar provides education and discussion on a number of technological and cultural changes presenting challenges and opportunities in the industry. This year’s topics will include insights into emerging peer review models, disintermediation of the supply chain, the promise of semantic web, shifting business models, and the role of apps and eBooks in scholarly publishing.