ALPSP offers training on journal promotion - 08 Nov 2005 The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) will conduct a course on November 8, 2005 in London on the latest trends in the journals market and the means to adopt marketing theories. It will discuss the interactions in the dynamic market between players including academics, publishers, subscription agents and libraries; the processes in evolving marketing plans; and the use and availability of marketing kits. Marketing professionals, both freshers and experienced, can attend the course.
‘Scientific Publishing: What Does the Future Hold? - 12 Nov 2005 The Lehigh University Chapter of Sigma Xi and Lehigh University Library and Technology Services will hold a conference titled ‘Scientific Publishing: What Does the Future Hold?’ on November 12, 2005 at the Sinclair Auditorium, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The timings are from 8:30 am to 3:45 pm. Speakers will discuss issues and challenges faced by the scientific publishing industry as it moves towards the Digital Age. The conference is for producers and users of scientific and technical scholarships.
ICIS course on petrochemicals - 14 Nov 2005 ICIS, an information service provider for the chemical industry, conducts ‘Petrochemicals – A Beginners’ Course’ on November 14, 2005 in Cologne, Germany. The course will explain the basic link between petrochemicals, oil and gas and the products that are used in everyday life to beginners as well as service providers in the petrochemicals industry.
ALPSP training on individual journal development - 15 Nov 2005 The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) will hold a training course on November 15, 2005 in London on the strategies for individual journal development in a market. The course will focus on the volatile market characteristics that publishers have to cope with to supply material for and develop journals. It will recommend tools to measure the current status of a journal and the means to improve it. The course is targeted at top editorial professionals, such as managing editors, who are immediately involved in developing their respective journals.
ALPSP to conduct seminar on content as key revenue source - 18 Nov 2005 The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) hosts a seminar titled ‘Making your content pay: tailoring your business strategies to new markets’ on November 18, 2005 at the British Institute of Radiology, London. The seminar will highlight the role of content in extending business and revenues.
preserving and adding value to scientific data - 21 Nov 2005 The PV 2005 conference on preserving and adding value to scientific data in the long run will be held at the Royal Society, Edinburgh from November 21-25, 2005. This year’s conference will be the third in a series that began in France in 2002. In addition to preserving content, issues pertaining to the methodological, technological, economic and standardising prospects of this field will be discussed. Registration for the conference is now open.
Royal Society holds third annual conference on scientific and technical data - 21 Nov 2005 The Royal Society in Edinburgh will hold its third conference, titled ‘Ensuring Long-term Preservation and Adding Value to Scientific and Technical data’, on November 21-23, 2005. The conference will emphasise on storing and adding value to scientific and technical data and the need for data managers to secure them.
ALPSP training in publishing contracts - 22 Nov 2005 The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) will conduct a course on publishing contracts on November 22, 2005 in London. The course will focus on the various difficulties of publishing agreements, copyright and contracts, grants of rights, obligations, and indemnities and ancillary contracts among many other legal issues that typically confront a publisher. The course will seek to guide participants in understanding and finalising publishing contracts. It targets professionals handling acquisitions, editorials, commissioning, rights & licensing and contracts.
Seminar on how preprint repositories affect publishing - 28 Nov 2005 The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) will conduct a seminar on preprint repositories on November 28, 2005, in London. Speakers will discuss and review the impact of preprint repositories on journal publishing. The content that is deposited in the repositories and the role of authors and institutions in preprint repositories will be analysed.
Gilbane conference on content technologies for enterprises - 29 Nov 2005 The Gilbane Report and Lighthouse Seminars will hold a conference on content management technologies in Boston on November 29-December 1, 2005. The event will focus on the widely available content management and enterprise search technologies for enterprise applications. It will also discuss the use of new technologies is this sphere, including blogs, RSS and wikis.. The five educative programmes offered are Content Managers Track, Content Technologists Track, Marketing Managers Track, Business & Compliance Managers Track and Content Technology Works Track.