archive-org.com » ORG » S » STM-ASSOC.ORG

Total: 597

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • International Association of STM Publishers
    their typesetting other publishing services What are the considerations How can implementation best be approached in order to meet immediate workflow and strategic aims and also apply scalability and futureproofing We present some practical tips and tools and case studies to support publishers through their planning processes Outsourcing and the Changing Face of Production Will Wilcox Journal Content Management Director Life Sciences Division Wiley Blackwell In the face of keen competition and low growth market conditions many publishers are feeling pressure to oursource all or part of their Production operation As well as discussing some practical aspects of Journal Production outsourcing this presentation will show how embracing it can benefit the company as a whole while helping to prepare Production to play a vital part in the future of publishing The third speaker is from a world leader in global solutions of content out sourcing in the shape of John Wheeler Vice President for Strategy and Emerging Technologies at SPi Global John will give the big picture 11 30 to 12 00 Coffee and Tea Break 12 00 to 13 00 Mobile Technologies a case study The STM sector has not been slow trying out apps with various motives and various hopes for financial viability Shaun Barriball is the CEO and Founder of Mobile IQ A company provides solutions and services that empower companies to published branded mobile internet services His remit is to talk in practical terms Specifically they have worked with the British Medical Journal in developing their successful apps Shaun will be joined by David Payne Editor BMJ Com and a member of the production staff who is particularly involved in the creation of the app and in integrating the processes into the general production schedule This session is designed in part as a sharing of information and understanding about a tricky area for all parts of our industry 13 00 14 00 Lunch 14 00 to 15 45 What is new in Online Hosting Hosting is no longer a matter just of keeping online journal content and making it available for purchase Companies who offer hosting services are providing a much more complex menu such as provision for eBooks semantic tagging and new products beyond journal articles A group of speakers from key companies will explain what is new how it works and what is coming next The following speakers are confirmed What s New In Fifteen Minutes or Less Kevin Cohn Vice President of Operations Atypon This presentation will highlight three recent innovations in publishing platform technology devoting five minutes to each of these disciplines content delivery discovery and monetization Finders Keepers The importance of content discovery semantic enrichment and the user in an online information economy Louise Russell Chief Operating Officer Publishing Technology The internet has transformed the way we undertake research however there is much more that can be done in the scholarly publishing arena to make the most of the web as a medium for content delivery Using GSE Research as a

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-e-production-seminar-2011/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive


  • International Association of STM Publishers
    good I thought the 3 scenarios were very useful Very thought provoking and challenging Master Class Developing Leadership and Innovation The STM Master Class has established itself as a benchmark for teaching strategic business skills The course is designed for upcoming middle and senior managers Speakers are senior managers from major STM companies and from neighboring industries Students discuss today s key strategic issues in the publishing industry achieve constant innovation enable change while maintaining a profitable business recognize and evaluate substantial risks and opportunities Topics are taught in a mix of lecture debate and focused case study work Monday 7 November 08 30 Registration 09 15 Introduction and welcome Richard Balkwill Course Director Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies 09 30 What are the main challenges facing the STM business Michael Mabe CEO International STM Association 10 45 Refreshment break 11 15 Case Study 1 a company facing threats how do we respond to change group work 12 15 Group photograph 12 30 Lunch 13 30 Managing finance and risk Planning and implementing investment in STM publishing John Semel Senior Vice President John Wiley Sons 14 45 Case Study 1 a company facing threats how do we respond to change group presentations 15 30 Refreshment Break 16 00 Managing data Jonathan Clark independent Advisor 17 00 Close 18 30 Dinner followed by after dinner speaker Karen Hawkins IEEE Tuesday 8 November 09 00 Case Study 2 How could IMPEC grow its business group work 10 30 Refreshment break 11 00 What do researchers and authors want Bernie Rous Director of Publications Association for Computing Machinery Cody Dunne PhD student University of Maryland Human Computer Interaction Lab 12 15 Case study 2 How could IMPEC grow its business group presentations 12 45 Lunch 13 30 Copyright and digital rights Carol Richman Director of Licensing SAGE Publications Eric Slater Senior Manager Copyright Permissions Licensing American Chemical Society 15 00 Refreshment Break 15 30 The importance of bibliometrics Dr Judith Kamalski Publishing Information Manager Research and Academic Relations Department Elsevier 16 30 Case study 3 a series of external crises introduction to group work 18 30 Dinner followed by after dinner speaker Linda Beebe American Psychological Association Wednesday 9 November 09 00 Priorities and pressures the view from different publishing environments Dean Smith Johns Hopkins University Project Muse A society publisher s view John Haynes Vice President Publishing American Institute of Physics 10 30 Refreshment break 11 00 Case study 3 a series of external crises final preparation 11 30 Discoverability and the role of intermediaries Joining the links in the information supply chain John Dove President Credo Reference 12 45 Lunch 13 45 Case study 3 a series of external crises final preparation 14 45 Refreshment Break 15 15 Taking the long view a publisher s perspective on the future What we we learned from our successes and our mistakes Fred Dylla Director and CEO American Institute of Physics 16 15 Presentation of certificates Closing remarks and individual objectives Course evaluation

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/3rd-master-class-usa-2011/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International Association of STM Publishers
    Science European Office Cambridge UK http www plos org Peer review occupies a central locus within the process of formal scholarly communication and it is helpful to divide its functions into two broad areas technical and impact assessment Whereas technical assessment tends to be objective and provides greater confidence in although cannot assure the reliability of published findings impact assessment is subjective and its role is less clear cut Impact assessment as currently performed by the majority of journals during the pre publication peer review process is the means by which research articles are currently organized in terms of audience and potential significance in journals However a new paradigm is emerging whereby articles are subject only to technical assessment by peer review before publication and impact assessment takes place during the post publication phase This paradigm is exemplified by PLoS ONE which became the largest peer reviewed journal four years after its launch PLoS ONE and related journals have the potential to grow extremely rapidly to accelerate research communication and to transform the traditional scholarly journal 11 45 Karl Ziemelis Chief Physical Sciences Editor Nature Peer pressure at the Nature Publishing Group In academic circles and beyond peer review is a perennial topic of conversation The traditional model is increasingly questioned alternative approaches are proposed and trialled some even implemented The nature of formal scientific communication is going through a period of rapid evolution and accordingly the various processes underpinning this endeavour of which the peer review is central need re evaluation But this does not necessarily imply a pressing need for fundamental and wholesale change indeed peer review as currently practiced can fairly be described as generally fit for purpose Nevertheless publishers and editors need to be constantly alert to the changing expectations of and pressures on the scientific community with a view to providing a service that best satisfies their users needs while still accommodating their own journal specific editorial goals 12 05 Q A audience participation via http pollev com 12 30 Lunch 1 30 Open for business A snapshot of publisher reactions economic and usage studies to a Gold or Green universe Moderator Michael Mabe CEO STM 1 35 Open access engage or oppose Steven Hall Managing Director Institute of Physics Publishing Many publishers are now offering a gold open access publishing option in the form of both pure open access journals and the hybrid model within established subscription journals Many also permit some form of posting to repositories with varying levels of restriction At the same time there is unease and even strong resistance in the publishing community to the imposition of mandates by funding agencies which force researchers to use a particular model of dissemination and restrict their choice of publication So how should publishers respond to the growing demands for open access by engaging or opposing 1 55 Heading for the Open Road Costs and benefits of transitions in scholarly communications Daniel Hulls Director Cambridge Economic Policy Associates CEPA Michael Jubb Director Research

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-frankfurt-conference-2011/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International Association of STM Publishers
    will also talk about good communication practices because once the stakeholder views are really understood we need to let them know what we will and won t do to meet their needs 12 00 Discussion and debate led by Michael Mabe and Alicia Wise 12 30 Lunch Photographer 13 30 Channels and information discovery Panel discussion led by Antonia Seymour Publishing Director Health Sciences John Wiley This session brings together a panel of publishing experts to share their knowledge and experience of fulfilling distinct customer information needs with products and services sold via a diversity of different channels We ll be discussing the information needs of physicians at the point of care software and information products to support researchers and research administrators in their everyday work e book publishing for professionals academics and students and what library customers really want and how they go about discovering resources As chair of the session Antonia Seymour will lead a discussion around the commercial challenges and opportunities faced and involve the Master Class delegates in the dialogue Participants Hazel Woodward University Librarian Cranfield University Christoph Chesher Director Taylor Francis Charles Young Publishing Director Global Clinical Solutions John Wiley Euan Adie Product Manager Digital Science 15 00 Break 15 15 Introduction to first case study What are the biggest threats to my company 16 00 Case study group presentations 16 30 Break 16 45 Poker school Led by Chris Blake Business Consultant Investor and Social Entrepreneur 18 00 Break 19 00 Reception 19 30 Dinner Guest speaker Liz Wager Chair of the Committee of Publishing Ethics COPE What are the ethical issues in STM publishing Tuesday 13 September 9 00 Risk assessment publishing strategy and scarce resources Chris Blake Business Consultant Investor and Social Entrepreneur 10 30 Break 10 45 Implementing a paradigm shift Innovation and change in STM businesses Jim Milne Editorial Director Acting Managing Director Royal Society of Chemistry Changing a business can take many forms most often the process is evolutionary rather than revolutionary We will review how RSC Publishing totally redefined its vision and strategy how this was implemented and what the consequences of this paradigm shift was for the organisation 11 45 Introduction to second case study How could IMPEC improve performance and grow its business 13 00 Lunch 14 00 Case study group presentations Led by Jim Milne Royal Society of Chemistry 15 15 Financial measures investing for value and maximising return John Semel Vice President John Wiley Sons 16 30 Introduction and initial preparation for third case study Tackling a series of external crises 18 00 Taxis leave for the pub quiz and supper at The Marlborough Arms Woodstock Led by Ed Pentz CrossRef 22 00 Return to Eynsham Hall Wednesday 14 September 9 15 Case study groups prepare for presentation 10 30 Break 11 00 Achieving the balance of rights different priorities in research publishing Dr David Green Global Publishing Director Taylor Francis Joss Saunders Partner Blake Lapthorn Solictors The UK the USA France and China

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/11th-master-class-europe-2011/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International Association of STM Publishers
    senior positions work as lecturers Course Organizers and speakers Joachim Engelland will again direct the course As usual there will be a team of highly experienced publishers presenting Preliminary Programme Monday 16 May Part A Day 1 Editorial Responsibility 08 30 Registration 09 00 Introduction to the program Joachim Engelland STM Director of Education and Training 9 15 Relationship management Pieter Bolman Chairman at IPRO The need to have multiple connections Understand and manage expectations editors authors managing editors society officers readers etc Lead individuals and groups without having direct power of discipline Make the most of meetings with editors and societies enable creativity shared understanding common goals and commitment 10 45 Break 11 00 Copyright Sue Joshua Director of Legal Affairs John Wiley Sons The legal frame work of publishing 1 copyright legislation 2 contracts and 3 click through licenses Who owns and who owes between publisher author and editor Who owns and who owes between publisher subscriber and user Copyright and open access e g Creative Commons licenses 12 00 Lunch 13 00 Metrics of Performance Caroline Black Managing Director Mac Keith Press Journals health assessed in three dimensions 1 editorial quality 2 usage and 3 financial performance Measure quality and quantity of submission flow reviewers activity and publication speed Understand metrics of usage and citation related standards and benchmarks e g COUNTER Understand the core financial elements that measure the journals economic performance 14 00 Case study exercise 15 00 Break 15 30 Submission and peer review management Claire Bedrock Senior Publisher IOP The manuscript workflow looked at from two classical perspectives 1 editorial related and 2 the production related tasks Tools and techniques for getting the right number and quality of manuscripts detecting and dealing with plagiarism managing peer review content enrichment Dealing with rejections resubmissions and online early publication 16 30 Q A with all speakers 17 00 End of day 1 18 30 Informal dinner for attendees staying over for next day Tuesday 17 May Part B Day 2 Sales Marketing Communication 08 30 Registration 09 00 Introduction to the program Joachim Engelland STM Director of Education and Training 09 15 Sales and Licensing Dagmar Laging VP Sales Springer Trends in licensing bundle and not bundle print and online the role of intermediaries price setting consortia tiered pricing etc subscription based versus open access business challenges when journals transfer between publishers 10 45 Break 11 00 Marketing TBD What is marketing Marketing the journal the collection the individual article the author etc Addressing authors libraries funding bodies researchers etc dealing with external partners A I services Link Resolvers How to judge results 12 30 Lunch 13 30 The customer perspective Panel discussion with librarians and researchers Stephen Skinner Imperial College London Debbie Shorley Library Director Imperial College London What is relevant information and service to a library What is relevant to a researcher Insight into the evaluation and acquisition process in libraries the information navigation of researchers and their publication and communication habits 15

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/21st-intensive-journal-publishing-europe-2011/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International Association of STM Publishers
    After participating in this workshop registrants will be able to Act as a champion for their organization and their industry Develop skills to confidently deliver elevator pitches deal with tough questions in presentations and media interviews Feel confident in communicating with provosts and researchers librarians U S policy makers legislative staffers and government officials Articulate core messages about the value publishers bring to scholarly communication Apply knowledge and techniques to their own business its values and activities Trainer Led by an experienced media trainer and crisis communications specialist with more than 25 years of Washington D C experience Rich Masters leads the media relations practice for Qorvis a leading Washington D C agency http www qorvis com staff rich masters His background includes work as a broadcaster and policy and communications advisor to a U S Senator Who should register Senior publishing executives actively involved in public outreach to audiences including provosts researchers and academics the library community and policy makers Job titles of registrants may include Director for Institutional Relations Head of Publishing Publisher Publishing Director Communications Director Head of Marketing Head of Sales Industry Relations Manager Registration Fee First come first served Course is limited to 10 registrants STM and PSP members 495 Non members 895 Registration fee includes Course material lunch break Sense about Science session 4 15 6 00 Tuesday April 26 STM Spring Conference 2011 welcome reception at the Washington Marriott 6 00 7 30 Preliminary Program Tuesday 26 th April 9 00 9 30 Registration and coffee 9 30 Welcome Introduction to media training and how to deliver a compelling message to your audience Rich Masters 10 30 Facilitated peer discussion and interviews all Experiences in communicating publishing messages to the media and to their community challenges and lessons learned 11 30 Break 11

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/an-executive-messaging-workshop-for-publishers/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International Association of STM Publishers
    new environment to make necessary changes in the way that collections are developed This talk will suggest ways in which libraries and publishers must work together to develop new delivery mechanisms and business models for management of scholarly research collections Short term loans demand driven acquisition and disaggregation of journal content should all be options for libraries as they build 21 st century collections 3 30pm 3 50pm A Post Doc Scholarly Research now and the future Frank L Hammond III Ph D Harvard University School of Engineering Applied Science Frank s talk will highlight the importance of institutional libraries to the conduct of research in physical sciences and engineering by describing the use of library resources throughout the duration of a typical research project His talk will also provide insights into how academic researchers are changing their publication trends in response to the evolving methods and growing costs of library access and will discuss what engineering researchers think are critical capabilities for libraries of the future 3 50pm 4 15pm Q A 4 15pm 4 45pm Break 4 45pm 6 00 Market Watch Opportunities Challenges Let me draw you a map of the real world 4 45pm 4 50pm Moderator John Lavender Senior Vice President Publishing Online Products CRC Press Taylor Francis 4 50pm 5 20pm Current and future challenges in China What s an STM publisher to do Steve Miron Senior Vice President Scientific Technical Medical and Scholarly Division John Wiley Sons Over the past decade China has emerged an an increasingly important market for international STM publishers and as a vital source of scientific and scholarly content However continuing market access restrictions IP protection issues calls for Open Access intense competition among international STM publishers for market share in China and the growing global aspirations of Chinese STM publishers are all contributing to an increasingly complex business landscape In this session we will examine current and future challenges and opportunities in China and attempt to answer the question What s an STM publisher to do 5 20pm 5 40pm What are the opportunities and challenges in Latin America Bob Wing Systems Link International Challenges include The size of the market the many languages cultural political differences travel difficulties monetary barriers political stabilities or any lack of such The region can be divided into three tiers based on the size of the population and economic strength Opportunities Tactics include Focusing on national consortia working with primary universities in Social Sciences and Humanities Health Sciences Technology Engineering Physcis Chemistry Math Biology Providing training and tutorials and local help desks in each country as well as meetings mini expos sales seminars 5 40pm 6 00pm Q A 6 00pm Close for the day Eric Merkel Sobtta STM Board Chair 6 00pm 7 30pm Reception in the Washington Marirott Thursday 28 April 8 00am 9 00am Continental Breakfast 9 05am 9 10am Introduction to Morning Jayne Marks Vice President Editorial Director SAGE 9 15am 10 00am Keynote Considering the researched ethics

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-annual-spring-conference-2011/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • International Association of STM Publishers
    discussions among researchers the media and the public about challenges to peer reviewed publishing On the other hand peer review results in 1 3 million learned articles being published each year and it is fundamental to the integration of new research findings in hundreds of fields of inquiry and represents a unique global collaboration in evaluation and quality assurance Overview This session will look at perceptions of peer review among the public policy makers and the media and at perceptions in the research community including findings from the Peer Review Survey 2009 It will enable participants to Gain insights from the recent work of Sense About Science the research community and publishers to popularize an understanding of peer review Develop initiatives to promote understanding of peer review among researchers policy makers media and information and education services Set the agenda for a constructive discussion about the contribution that scholarly publishing makese to science and wider society Program Introduction David Ruth Senior Vice President Global Communications Elsevier Presentation Tracey Brown Managing Director Sense About Science Panel and plenary discssion Facilitator Tracey Brown Managing Director Sense About Science Panelists Chris Biemesderfer Director of Publishing American Astronomical Society Joanne Carney Legislative Affairs American Association for the Advancement of Science Elizabeth H Cox PhD Executive Editor Life Science Journals John Wiley About Us Sense About Science is an independent non profit organization promoting good science and evidence in public debates We do this by promoting respect for evidence and by urging scientists to engage actively with a wide range of groups particularly when debates are controversial or difficult We work with scientists to respond to inaccuracies in public claims about science medicine and technology promote the benefits of scientific research to the public help those who need expert help contact scientists about issues of

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/sense-about-science/ (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive



  •