XML Summer School - 11 Sep 2016 The XML Summer School is a unique event for everyone using, designing, or implementing solutions using XML and related technologies, held in Oxford, UK. The week-long event is made up of courses which range from the basics of XML to advanced topics in linked data, web design, and publishing. Faculty tutors include practitioners and academics who are at the forefront of XML and related technologies.
ALPSP Conference - 14 Sep 2016 The 2016 Conference will be held at the Park Inn Heathrow, London, UK from 14-16 September. The ALPSP Conference provides a friendly forum in which to share information and knowledge, learn about new initiatives, and engage in open discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing publishing today. With expert speakers and a wide ranging programme, the ALPSP Conference is for everyone in the scholarly publishing community.
ALPSP Training Course: Commissioning Content: Working effectively with authors and editors - 21 Sep 2016 This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful academic journal and book programme. Taking delegates step-by-step through the commissioning process, it aims to provide practical advice, relevant tips and techniques to commission and solicit successful content and titles – from market scanning and community development through to proposal management and eventual publication. It also considers appropriate financial forecasting models. This course is aimed at commissioning editors and managing editors involved in a new launch programme or book list commissioning role with one to two years experience.
8th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing - 21 Sep 2016 An essential conference for all those working in and interested in open access publishing, COASP returns for its 8th year with a diverse range of panels, events, and collaborative opportunities to bring together the open access community. With open access now at the top of the agendas of global governments, universities, libraries, funders, and policy makers, and of critical importance to researchers at all stages of their careers, COASP offers a crucial space for those working in open access around the world to come together and discuss developments, innovations, and best practices, and to make and build upon collaborations old and new.
Event Date: September 21 – 22, 2016
Event Location: Westin Arlington Gateway, Virginia, USA
ALPSP Training Course: NEW Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers - 28 Sep 2016 Social media now offers the opportunity to reach huge audiences around the globe, but how can publishers effectively harness these new tools to achieve their own objectives? This course aims to help you identify how to integrate social media into the marketing communications, and wider promotional plans of your organisation regardless of budget or size of publisher, from setting measurable objectives, to practical tips on what works - and what doesn't - for different platforms.