SSP Fall Seminars - 07 Nov 2012 The SSP 2012 Fall Educational Seminar Series will be held Wednesday and Thursday, November 7 - 8, at the American Geophysical Union in Washington, DC.
Join your colleagues and experts from across the scholarly communication spectrum for these exciting and informative seminars on open access, publishing ethics, mobile markup language and apps. Attend one or all four half-day seminars offerings to take advantage of opportunities for lively conversation and valuable networking.
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ALPSP - Creating High Impact Marketing - 07 Nov 2012 Overview: One day course:
Successful, result-orientated marketing involves creating high-impact online and print material. High-impact messaging can help build brands, develop customer loyalty and generate revenues.
STM 3rd Intensive Course in Journal Publishing - USA 2012 - 13 Nov 2012 "It takes a village" to support a successful journal publishing program: Editorial, Sales, Marketing, Content Management and Production, Finance, Technology, Fulfillment, Customer Service (the list seems endless). The STM Intensive Course in Journal Publishing is designed for those with at least one or two years experience in scholarly or professional publishing who want to gain a better and more holistic understanding of the journal publishing business. Training Course runs from 13th through 15 of November.
Event Date: November 13, 2012
Event Location: The Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland, USA
ALPSP - Acquiring and Selling Publishing Assets - 14 Nov 2012 Overview: One day course:
This workshop will examine the issues, decisions and legal processes involved in the acquisition and sale of publishing assets and demonstrate how to achieve these as successfully and smoothly as possible. It will focus on sales and asset purchase but will also touch upon the considerations for buying or selling a company.
ALPSP - Beyond the rhetoric: new opportunities in open access - 20 Nov 2012 Full Day Open access has now been around for over a decade. Some open access models peacefully co-exist alongside long established models of publishing. Other open access models remain the subject of heated discussion. This seminar presents different perspectives on open access models and explores strategies for publishers who wish to embrace them successfully.
ALPSP - Fundamentals of eProduction - 21 Nov 2012 Overview: One day course: Whether your production facility remains in-house or you have an outsourced arrangement, a knowledge of underlying technologies and associated jargon is essential. This course explains the current, common technologies used within the production workflow:- manuscript submission systems; file delivery mechanisms (such as FTP); PDF and PDF-X; use of SGML and XML for online products. A portion of the day will be dedicated to a 'clinic'.
ALPSP - Understanding eJournal Technology NEW - 27 Nov 2012 Overview: One day course:
Technology has removed the barriers between production, editorial, marketing, sales, customer services and most importantly – the customers. This course will provide an insight into the technologies behind eJournal delivery. The course will be business-centric – clearly positioning technologies in the context of the industry issues they aim to solve. Participants will learn how technology is used throughout the delivery of eJournals from publisher via library to the end-user.
ALPSP - Business Development Workshop: scoping new markets - 30 Nov 2012 Overview: One day course: The aim of this workshop is to guide management and business development staff through the required processes and tools needed to assess and prioritise business development opportunities, from the starting point of identifying new business ideas up to the point of delivering a business case for senior management or board level approval. Delegates will develop their own business case during the workshop. Delegates will understand how opportunities should be selected, quantified and mapped through the research process, and the key attributes which make a compelling business plan and business case will be identified.