ALPSP Training Course: Introduction to Journals Marketing - 02 Jun 2015 An essential introduction to the changing and challenging role of promoting journals in today's market, reflecting the sector's increased emphasis on author and society relationships and on 'input marketing' - encouraging high quality and therefore marketable content. Delegates will discuss a variety of promotional channels and put their decision-making to the test by working on a case study.
OCLC Research Library Partnership Meeting - 03 Jun 2015 The OCLC Research Library Partnership meeting will take place at Sir Francis Drake Hotel on Union Square in San Francisco, California on 3-4 June 2015 on the topic of Library contribution to university ranking and researcher reputation. The meeting will focus on reputation management, providing a mix of perspectives. It will be streamed live online for Partners who are unable to attend in person. Program details, including live stream registration information, will be shared in the upcoming weeks as they become available. The Evolving Scholarly Record and Evolving Stewardship Ecosystem-San Francisco workshop will be held prior to the Partner meeting on 2 June 2015.
ALPSP Training Course: Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact - 09 Jun 2015 Metrics and impact measurement are becoming an increasingly important part of the journals publishing landscape. Altmetrics that look beyond citations as a way of measuring impact are growing in importance and this course provides the background to understanding what they are and the issues around their use. This course has a primary focus on citation metrics, such as the Impact Factor, and their analysis. It also covers usage information and its use as a metric. It includes break-out sessions offering extensive hands-on use of the main citation databases – illustrating the types of analysis which can be derived from these data sources.The final session of the day debates the future of metrics.
ALPSP Training Course: Introduction to People Management for Publishing - 18 Jun 2015 NEW COURSE The first step in people management is often reported as the most challenging.This course aims to give newly appointed managers and those in their first year of managing one or two staff the core knowledge and basic tools to make it a truly rewarding experience. The course will be highly interactive and give participants the opportunity to share experience with peers.Case studies, based on real publishing situations, will be used to develop understanding and skills in applying the tools that are introduced. Participants will also gain an insight into their own personal development priorities and how to achieve them.
ALPSP Training Course: Understanding Copyright - 23 Jun 2015 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 organization’s contracts and licences.