STM Spring Conference 2012: The New Normal: Users and Publishers Evolving Publishing - 01 May 2012 Academics, Publishers, Librarians and other stakeholders present and discuss engaging users in product development. Conference runs from 1 May - 3 May, 2012.
Event Date: May 1, 2012
Event Location: Washington Marriott, Washington, D. C.
ALPSP: The Journal Editorial Office - 02 May 2012 Overview: One day course:
This is an introductory course for those new to the editorial side of journals publishing. The course is highly interactive and the emphasis is on practical problem solving and sharing experience.
ALPSP - Commissioning Book and Journal Content - 10 May 2012 Overview: One day course: This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful book list and academic journal launch programme. Taking delegates step-by-step through the commissioning process, it aims to provide practical advice and relevant tips and techniques to commission successful content and titles - from market scanning through to proposal management and eventual publication. It also considers appropriate financial forecasting models.
ALPSP - Understanding Copyright - 16 May 2012 Overview: One day course:
This course provides an introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal background, and will be able to make sense of their own organisation's contracts and licences.
Mobilising Digital Content - 16 May 2012 The growth of mobile devices and technologies is driving change in publishing at an unprecedented rate. This change in how we consume content affects the shape and form that content must take. It’s no longer the case that developing an app is the only option, and we’ll investigate why the content that works best on mobile devices is not the same as content that works well on the web.
In this one day seminar we’ll look at the drivers and market forces behind these changes, the strategies that publishers are adopting, and the practical realities of developing content for a rapidly changing market. We’ll take a free hand in learning lessons from sectors across the industry, including education and trade, as well as STM.
22nd Intensive Course in Journal Publishing - Europe - 21 May 2012 The course will provide a serious grounding in all aspects of scholarly journal publishing - providing an in-depth understanding of the various publishing functions. Runs from 21st - 23rd May, 2012.
Event Date: May 21, 2012
Event Location: Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel, Hounslow, UK
ALPSP - Effective Journals Marketing - 24 May 2012 Overview: One day course: New business models are being introduced and technology is creating new marketing opportunities and challenges. It's hard to stay on top of all the changes and to know how best to apply marketing theory in this dynamic environment. This course meets these challenges and offers delegates a hands-on experience in the form of an interactive workshop. The course will use a variety of methods, including case studies, to examine some of the hot topics (such as Open Access)
ALPSP - Introduction to Journals Publishing - 30 May 2012 Overview: One day course: This is an 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 elements in this fast-moving area fit together.