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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    institutions funders and publishers 6th to 9th March 9th Intensive Course in Journal Publishing Asia 2016 26th to 28th April STM Annual US Conference 2016 18th October STM Frankfurt Conference 2016 6th December STM Digital Publishing 2016 7th December Innovations Seminar 2016 8th December STM Week 2016 Day 3 Other Events Past Events Industry Events Documents Press Members Area STM London Book Fair Seminar E Books and the User In the Library on the Desktop and on the Device There are presentations available for viewing and download Seminar will take place from 4pm to 5pm Seminar is sponsored by the International Association of Scientific Technical Medical Publishers E Books and the User In the Library on the Desktop and on the Device Books for scholars and students are now usually made available in digital form but are no longer only to be downloaded from a web site within the higher and further education institutions Publishers and librarians are taking note of the wishes of their patrons to access the book content on their laptops and on other reading devices A panel composing a publisher a librarian and an academic user has been put together to explain what they are doing what they want and where the future lies Moderator Anthony Watkinson Senior Lecturer Department of Information Studies University College London Panel Hannah Perrett Director Digital Partnership Sales Academic and Professional Books Cambridge University Press Kate Price Head of E Strategy Resources University Library University of Surrey Guildford David Ashford Lecturer Department of English University of Surrey Guildford Admission is free no seminar registration needed first come first served But advance registration is required for the London Book Fair Panel sponsored by the International Association of Scientific Technical and Medical Publishers Vist STM at Stand 0525 You can also view this

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-london-book-fair-seminar/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    already well established among librarians as essential tools for assessing the value of the journals and other online products in their collections But there is another growing area of activity that is gaining in importance as the body of reliable COUNTER compliant usage data increases and as usage statistics feature more prominently in assessments of the value status an impact of online publications This area may be termed usage bibliometrics and COUNTER is working actively with other organizations on the development of new usage based measures of value status and impact ISI s journal Impact Factors based on citation data have become generally accepted as a measure of the quality of scholarly journals and are widely used by publishers authors funding agencies and librarians There are nevertheless misgivings about an over reliance on Impact Factor alone in this respect The availability of the majority of significant scholarly journals online combined with the availability of a growing body of reliable COUNTER compliant online usage statistics raises the possibility of a parallel usage based measure of journal performance becoming a viable additional metric About the Workshop This workshop will look at the usage based metric tools already developed by COUNTER for measuring the performance of online publications as well as the potential of emerging usage based tools to provide insights into research performance of individuals and institutions Important questions the Workshop will address include What should we measure Technology continues its relentless march and the way the usage of online publications is recorded and reported must take this into account what was a meaningful metric 5 years ago may no longer be meaningful in the emerging technology environment How much can we expect publishers to invest in recording and reporting usage We live in an age were our capacity to generate data is almost infinite while our capacity to absorb and interpret data is limited by time and resources Generating collecting processing and storing data is a costly process and all stakeholder groups involved must be convinced that the exercise is one in which the benefits justify the costs What performance metrics can be derived from usage statistics Many librarians already routinely calculate cost per download and cost per FTE and these have become helpful barometers of the value or otherwise of individual titles or collection of titles There are other usage based metrics that are also being considered Journal Usage Factor is one ISI s journal Impact Factors based on citation data have become generally accepted as a valid measure of the quality of scholarly journals and are widely used by publishers authors funding agencies and librarians as measures of journal quality There are nevertheless misgivings about an over reliance on Impact Factor alone in this respect 9 30 10 30 Registration Coffee 10 30 11 00 Whence COUNTER David Sommer Chair COUNTER Executive Committee 11 00 11 30 New COUNTER based metrics The Journal Usage factor and other metrics based on COUNTER statistics Peter Shepherd Director COUNTER 11 30 12

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stmcounter-seminar/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    publishing program Course director and speakers Joachim Engelland STM Director of Education and Training will direct the course Speakers come from Asia Europe and the U S ensuring that industry specifics in Asian countries are addressed and the global nature of the journals business is always presented For more information please contact Jo Dinnage dinnage stm assoc org Find out about all STM s training courses for 2011 Preliminary Program Sunday 13th March 11 00 Registration 12 00 Lunch 13 00 Welcome and Introduction to the Course Joachim Engelland STM Director of Education and Training 13 30 The Role and Future of STM Publishing Michael Mabe Chief Executive Officer STM 14 30 Break 14 45 The Legal Frame Work of Publishing Copyright and Licensing Joachim Engelland STM Director of Education and Training Copyright law contracts with authors contracts with users open access licenses rights issues with research data perpetual access 16 15 Break 16 30 Managing Journal Health the Editorial Office Andrew Stammer Journals Publishing Director CSIRO PUBLISHING The editorial office where the interests of authors readers librarians editors journal owners and the publisher all come together This session seeks to provide practical advice on how to satisfy the various stakeholders and deliver a successful journal It particularly explores the various measures that may be used to gauge progress 18 00 Introduction to case study Joachim Engelland Director Education and Training STM The business scenario objectives of the case study deliverables and timeline 19 00 Dinner Monday 14th March 08 30 Managing Journal Finances Ken Lillywhite Journal Director World Scientific Publishing 09 45 Break 10 00 Case Study Work 11 00 The Journal Production Chain From Author to Reader Ganesh Venkatesan Head of Electronic Production Supplier Quality and Systems Elsevier The journal production chain is continuously evolving and becoming increasingly global in its nature Challenges have multiplied with frontline research articles coming in from an increasing number of countries multiple authors from different universities in different geographical zones new subjects of research increased expertise at the typesetters to handle new technologies and demands thereof managing data quality and conversion increasingly faster production that is expected We will look at some of these issues and the journal production chain itself 12 00 Lunch 13 00 Faster Sooner Now The Challenge of Digital Publishing Kevin Cohn Vice President of Operations Atypon Systems Readers have more sources of information than ever before Put another way publishers have more competition than ever before This presentation will discuss strategies that publishers are using to address this challenge including tools that maximize the discoverability of their content and enable them to respond rapidly to changes in the information economy 14 30 Case Study Work 16 00 Break 16 15 Business Models in the Information Industry Kevin Fitzpatrick Senior Vice President Business Development American College of Cardiology Subscription advertising reprints e prints aggregation translation publication fee etc There are many different models where do they work together where do they interfere 18 30 Dinner reception Tuesday 15th

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/4th-intensive-course-in-journal-publishing-asia/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    character of the citation to be typed and the local and global number of citations that each cited article receives to be recorded as machine readable metadata as a proxy measure of its importance t the academic community Additionally Shotton will describe methods for relating the context of a particular citation to specific content within the cited article Finally the speaker will describe how this citation information central to the academic enterprise can be published as Linked Open Data benefiting publishers by increasing exposure of published papers to potential readers and assisting scholars in knowledge discovery by facilitating the construction and interrogation of semantic citation networks Shotton will conclude by discussing the importance of reciprocal citation links between journal articles and the research datasets that underpin them and the credit that can accrue to researches when they publish datasets as citable information objects identified by DataCite DOIs The gatekeeper is dead Long live the gatekeeper Dr Cameron Neylon Senior Scientist at STFC Didcot UK An important traditional role of the scholarly literature has been a s a filter selecting those submissions to the permanent scholarly record that are worthy of the cost of printing and distribution and worthy of the attention of researchers checking the latest issues in the library At its centre lies the editor academic or professional who makes a choice about how limited resources will be allocated This made sense when the bottleneck was printing and distributing In a web world where the cost of making something available is low it makes sense to publish everything just in case but how we will manage the information overload Neylon who is an advocate of open approaches to research will argue that this only seems a paradox from the print media world that in fact publishing more makes filtering and discovery easier Tools and approaches are available to enable improved automated filtering and discovery for example by social filtering and hugely improved web search It places control in the hands of the user The role of the publisher changes from that of gatekeeper to one of facilitating discovery To support this publishers and researchers will need to consider how to provide access to much more of the raw material of the research process and critically how to enable the effective and efficient annotation and markup that will support new discovery platforms 12 15 Future Lab Flash I A fast sequence of ultra short peak presentations about new innovations from STM members Nature on iPad and iPhone Euan Adie NPG SciVal productivity measurements Lisa Colledge Elsevier Springer Materials Thomas Mager Springer ChemSpider Richard Kidd Royal Society of Chemistry New Developments on ScholarOne Keith Collier Thomson Reuters 12 45 Lunch 13 45 14 45 15 00 15 30 Afternoon Keynote Matthew D Richtel 2010 Putlizer Prize winner The New York Times Your Brain on Computers Keynote sponsored by the IEEE What does heavy use of technology do to our brains Matt Richtel who has been with the New York Times since

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-innovations-seminar-2010/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    built an enormous business in classifying the web with a completely non semantic approach In this talk I discuss what semantic markup might have to offer that Google s approach might not and what organisations should consider before they take the semantic road Lead or lead improving the quality of semantic enrichment Jeremy Macdonald Associate Director Platform Development Nature Publishing Group This session aims to give you a short overview of the metadata enrichment we have done at NPG how we have done it what metadata enables us to do what we couldn t do before and the cost of doing it How use of existing ontologies and metadata such as MESH can add immediate high quality semantic enrichment to your content and can help you find new ways of searching and retrieving your content Additionally semantic enrichment has unique challenges for publishers we will take you through our experiences of these and our thoughts on handling them Making of gold Stories from the content enrichment work bench Sam Herbert Client Services Director 67 Bricks This presentation will look at how publishers are tackling the content enrichment challenge It will include case studies of recent content enrichment projects with Pharmaceutical Press and the British Standards Institution The session will focus on the implementation challenge but will also cover the selection of appropriate content enrichment methods ROI considerations when to carry out the enrichment and the question of automated versus manual enrichment 12 30 13 45 Lunch 13 45 15 00 The metadata bloat coping with versions of books and e books Drilling down into eBook identifiers ISBN ISTC DOI etc Brian Green Executive Director International ISBN Agency Whether and how the ISBN should identify each different version of an e book has become a contentious issue Brian Green discusses what elements might define different e book products examines whether a traditional product identifier such as the ISBN is adequate for this purpose and considers the role of more abstract identifiers such as the ISTC in linking different products with the same content eBooks Breaking Up identifying components Ed Pentz Executive Director CrossRef Identifying eBooks is a big challenge particularly in scholarly publishing as online books and reference works are being broken into smaller chunks and dynamically updated CrossRef s experiences with registering DOIs for books and reference works led it to publish a Best Practices for Books document addressing some of the challenges of identifying and linking scholarly books and reference works This talk will give an overview of the practical steps CrossRef is taking to take these issues I dent know Identifiers from the publisher s perspective Mark Majurey Taylor Francis Books With print books the issue of identification has always been a relatively simple one particularly with respect to the supply chain But the advent of a plethora of new format types product types the disaggregation of the codex as well as new and confusing business models both Cloud based and downloadable has created a minefield for ebook

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-e-production-seminar-2010/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    Kathey Alexander Consultant in Professional and Scholarly Publishing Planning and coordination is crucial for responding to an RFP or presenting your business case to management collecting information developing the financials and writing the proposal or business case What your audience expects of your presentation 12 30pm Introduction of Case Studies assignment of attendees into companies 1 00pm Lunch followed by group working sessions to review the Case Studies brainstorm about their approach to the case develop list of questions 3 00pm Journal P Ls The Essentials William Curtis Executive Vice President Medicine Biomedicine Life Sciences Springer The profit and loss statement is the essential document used to evaluate the financial health of a journal Whether seeking to acquire a journal or improve the financial performance of an existing publication understanding the components of the P L is crucial This presentation will explain the categories of expense and income and demonstrate how to use the P L to guide decision making and strategic planning 5 00pm Q A 6 00pm Dinner Tuesday November 16 9 00am The Evolving Electronic Journal Ann Michael Delta Think Demonstrations of various platforms with focus on different features functionality social networking capabilities mobile devices 10 00am Licensing and Consortia Sales Jayne Marks Vice President and Editorial Director Library Information Group Sage Publications Inc As journals have evolved from traditional print subscriptions to online the underlying business model has undergone a huge shift Individual journals are no longer the primary focus for many large publishers who sell the so called big deals This can have a profound effect on an individual title particularly if it belongs to a scoiety or association This presentation will explore the ramifications of the move from print to online and the impacts this has on individual titles 11 00am The Value of Usage Statistics Mayur Amin Senior Vice President Research Academic Relations Elsevier What can we learn from usage statistics we all have lots of statistics but what do we do with them How are they relevant to the various stakeholders librarians publishers editor What are the limitations for collecting usage data 12 00pm 3 30pm Work on P Ls and proposals working lunch 3 30pm Other Revenue Products Services and Supplements Greg Giblin John Wiley Sons and Eileen Dolan Director of Market Development John Wiley Sons Non subscription revenue can make or break a journal s financial success This session will cover the industry trends and resources that can help make non subscription revenue a major contributor to your journal s P L The speakers will give an overview of the new ethical and regulatory environment and discuss numerous forms of ancillary revenue This will include print and online advertising reprints and e prints supplements backfiles rights content aggregators A I services translations and other potential revenue streams 4 30pm Marketing Brandon Nordin Vice President Marketing Sales Web Development American Chemical Society What does marketing mean for today s journals Marketing the individual journal digital libraries and individual articles Marketing for

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/2nd-intensive-course-in-journal-publishing-u-s/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    6th to 9th March 9th Intensive Course in Journal Publishing Asia 2016 26th to 28th April STM Annual US Conference 2016 18th October STM Frankfurt Conference 2016 6th December STM Digital Publishing 2016 7th December Innovations Seminar 2016 8th December STM Week 2016 Day 3 Other Events Past Events Industry Events Documents Press Members Area STM Permissions Guidelines An Online Seminar for Publishers A Webinar organized by STM CCC Overview This webinar is an overview of STM s guidelines which were designed to facilitate the exchange of scholarly and professional information by setting out common general principles with respect to the granting of permissions between publishers Who should attend Rights and permissions production marketing sales and service personnel interns writers editors and others from all organizational levels who want to gain a basic understanding of STM s permissions guidelines Seminar Outline Introduction Why are we here what are the issues Building administrative efficiency STM Guidelines overview history Quantity limits for gratis permissions Exceptions and exception handling Author or artist permissions Application to all media including electronic means of distribution All permissions for all media Electronic version is honest representation of print Further editions Complimentary copies Proper credits Rightslink Prompt response to express permission requests including via e mail Procedures for participating Charts Signatories to STM Permissions Guidelines 2010 Conclusion Questions Presenters Mark Seeley Senior Vice President General Counsel Elsevier Chair Legal Affairs Copyright Committee STM Member of Copyright Committee Association of American Publishers Frequent speaker panelist on copyright and public policy issues at publishing and scientific conferences Jake Kelleher Director Licensing and Business Development Copyright Clearance Center Jake works with rightsholders of all types to assist them in leveraging licensing solutions to generate revenue for their content enhance customer satisfaction and streamline author services programs all while simplifying licensing operations

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    Beyond Publishing how we open up to our users Stephen Dunn Head of Technology Strategy Guardian News and Media The story by The Guardian as a true front runner on the web shows how direct engagement with its own audience partners and users creates new success and innovation For The Guardian the simple strategy of putting content on the web in the most efficient and optimal way and selling advertising against it is coming to an end The old strategy may not sustain the business and fulfill the Guardian s mission in the future Pure digital publishing is different and goes beyond straightforward web publishing It means you provide a platform to your users and partners providing value to them beyond the content Head of Strategy Stephen Dunn will explain how this new strategy of mutualisation is taking place all the way across the organisation in technology editorial and commercial teams Dunn will cover some of the new skills brought in the platform they built including a focus on product management users and how this greater engagement has brought new success and innovation 10 45 Refreshment Break 11 15 Panel Keeping up with the changing demanding user Moderator David Hoole Director IP Policy and Licensing Nature Publishing Group Helping Researchers Create Scholarly Content Martin Fenner Clinical Fellow in Oncology Hannover Medical School Hannover Germany Research means creating scholarly content Although we see many changes in how digital scholarly content is distributed and consumed mobile devices just one example researchers primarily care about content creation STM publishers could do a much better job supporting researchers with digital content creation in providing better tools and reconsidering licenses for content use Supporting social scientists in the iResearch Age Paul Thompson Director Centre for Corpus Research University of Birmingham Technological changes in information and communication technologies are having a massive impact on the ways that social scientists access conduct and communicate research we now work with huge quantities of digital data make use of multimedia and have the ability to communicate across space quickly and in different modes With these technological advances researchers are demanding more from publishers In this talk Thompson will discuss the changing needs of the social scientist particularly the need for publishers to help in storing and giving access to research resources and also to sustain virtual networks for information sharing and knowledge construction Capturing the iUser Web 2 0 Freemium Business Models William Park CEO DeepDyve To capture so called iUsers many of whom are unaffiliated with an institution and lack subscription access publishers can learn from the experiences of many web 2 0 companies who attract customers with free but limited benefits then upsell additional products and services See how Zynga an online gaming company has grown to over 100M users and 500M in sales in just 2 1 2 years all this from games which are free to use initially Mr Park will discuss how STM publishers could offer lower cost perhaps even free access to their

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