ALPSP Seminar: Outsourcing - the good, the bad and the ugly - 12 Jun 2013 The publishing industry is now highly reliant on expert outsourced partners for many day-to-day activities such as typesetting, but it is a subject which is rarely discussed in depth. This seminar aims to uncover the "why", the "how" and some best practices for outsourcing initiatives. The speakers will also share experiences of outsourcing projects, both good and bad, and what they have learned from them.
ALPSP Training: Introduction to Journals Marketing - 13 Jun 2013 This course provides an essential introduction to the changing and challenging role of promoting journals in todayís market. Expectations of editorial boards can be high, and marketing staff need to be able to produce a plan which is impressive to editors, delivers results and is achievable. Delegates will discuss a variety of promotional ideas and put them to the test by working on a case study. (Full Day)
ALPSP Training: Understanding Copyright - 19 Jun 2013 This course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal publishing landscape, and be able to make sense of their own organisationís contracts and licences. (Full Day)
ALPSP Training: Fundamentals of Journals Finance - 25 Jun 2013 What do all those financial terms mean? Can you make any sense of the financial information provided to you? This course will provide an essential and in-depth look at journal finances with an overview of profitability, revenue streams and expenses. We will also look at emerging industry trends such as open access and the impact on journals financial management. (Full Day)