ALPSP Training: Journal Development 1: Practical Plans for Improving Journal Success - 10 Feb 2015 This workshop provides an essential practical introduction to the business of developing journals. The course is highly interactive and participants will undertake realistic exercises to familiarize themselves with methods of evaluating their current journal (or portfolio) and provide ideas on how they can introduce changes. Although familiarity with the scholarly publishing environment is required, part of the course will also involve discussion of the role of journals in today’s research environment and will consider what threats and opportunities exist for current publishing models.
NFAIS 2015 Annual Conference - 22 Feb 2015 Information services are essential in everyday decision-making, and the growing demand to create new relationships among linked data sources and formats has raised expectations for improved discoverability and accessibility. While content may still be king, the user experience is definitely the primary driver, which is why you can't afford to miss the 2015 NFAIS annual conference!
Event Date: February 22 - 24, 2015
Event Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA, USA
ALPSP Training Course: Introduction to Journals Publishing - 24 Feb 2015 This is an essential 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. Tutors will draw on case studies from their own experience and across other disciplines.