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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    the Open Agenda Malcolm Read JISC Open Access as a concept is now well understood both in the research community and by the scholarly publishing community The driver is to disseminate the outputs of research by which is usually meant papers monographs etc to the widest possible community including society as a whole Publication in specialist and expensive journals does not do this However this does not obviate the need for peer review and the professional recognition that publication provides Open Access is however only one aspect of a broader open movement in research making research data more openly available has recently become topical and open research in the form of citizen science and engaging both experts and non specialists through Web 2 0 tools is becoming popular The future of the scholarly publishing industry needs considering in the light of this wider open trend in research and the expectations of society in general towards the ready availability of on line content often for free At the same time university budgets for libraries and hence journal acquisition are becoming very constrained The escalating cost of the most popular titles is real cause for concern and not always perceived by university management as good value for money it is a distress purchase like petrol for your car Falling library budgets will lead to the purchase of fewer journals and a concentration on the most heavily used titles The smaller publishers must explore more cost effective production methods such as streamlining the peer review process and e only publishing The bigger publishers will continue to enjoy a near monopoly position eventually forcing research funders and universities to consider more radical approaches to the dissemination of publically funded research and the ways of measuring the impact of individual researchers 12 30 Introduction to Case Study 1 1 00 Lunch group photo 2 00 2 45 Case Study 1 presentations Break 3 00 Libraries and Information Discovery Hazel Woodward Cranfield How Libraries Intermedia Navigation Simon Inger Consultant Readers navigate to scholarly content via a number of channels including search engines publisher aggregations specialist bibliographic resources and peers bookmarks but libraries have their space in the competitive arena of ideal starting point Libraries have invested significantly in technologies that contextualise navigation and provide more sophisticated search than other resources 4 30 Introduction to poker school 7 00 Reception and dinner at Eynsham Hall Guest speaker Simon Waldman LoveFilm Tuesday 14 September 9 00 Risk assessment and publishing strategy when cash is short Chris Blake VC consultant Why will most people decline a 10GBP bet but many will risk their life savings in starting up their own business How much information do you need to make a business decision Why is it so difficult to shut down a failing project When should you fold a hand in poker and what has poker go to do with business anyway Chris Blake will look at the psychology of decision making with particular emphasis on how our decisions become

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/10th-master-class-europe/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    Master Class has established itself as a benchmark of exciting and innovative teaching and learning in strategic business skills The course attracts influential speakers from within and outside the STM industry whose ideas challenge the participants to tackle today s key publishing issues achieving innovation tackling change evaluating risk licensing and acquiring intellectual property managing relationships with key stakeholders and enhancing brand values The course isn t concerned with process but with fresh thinking of ways to adapt our business to meet the new demands we all face while also providing a sustainable source of income This is the second course in North America Who is the course for Tomorrow s international senior managers in all STM publishing functions Managers will have between three five years experience including some responsibility for managing budgets resources and staff Benefits of participating in the course Time to consider the importance of strategic initiatives over the demands of managing processes Original and innovative ideas to manage change Opportunities to network with high level people in our industry Membership in a growing community of highly motivated and committed former delegates Some features of the course An emphasis on thinking strategically not on honing process skills A superb range of senior high profile speakers Demanding group work with case studies that bring to life course themes and topics Contrasting points of view from stakeholders customers and publishers Preliminary Program Monday June 7 8 30am Registration 9 15am Introduction and welcome Richard Balkwill Course Director 9 30am 10 30am What are the main challenges facing the STM business Mary Ann Liebert President Mary Ann Liebert Inc A publisher s view publish and perish are we our worst enemy How publishers must continue to manage the recession Refreshment break 11 00am How should publishers meet a large university s needs Artemis Kirk University of Georgetown Library A library director s view dissemination and distribution 11 45am 12 30pm 12 45pm What do researchers and authors want Professor Donald King University of North Carolina A researcher s view how can my work reach its audience Panel discussion Lunch 1 45pm Case Study a company in trouble how do we respond to change 2 30pm 3 15pm The importance of bibliometrics Andrew Plume Associate Director Scientomatics Market Analysis Research and Academic Relations Department Elsevier Refreshment break 3 45pm The merits of outsourcing versus insourcing Steve Martin Vice President Production Sage Publishing Issues of cost quality and control 6 30pm Dinner After dinner speaker Tom Turvey Director of Startegic Partnerships Google Tuesday June 8 9 00am Discoverability and the role of intermediaries Suzanne Kempermann Director Publisher Relations OCLC NetLibrary Joining the links in the information supply chain 10 00am 11 00am Marketing opportunities in a digital community Michael T Clarke Clarke Publishing Group Meeting the needs of authors researchers and subscribers Refreshment break 11 30pm 12 30pm Case study assessing risk and investing in new business Group work Lunch 1 45pm Case study Group presentations 2 30pm 3 45pm The battle

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    more of the same yet making the changes that year on year must be made to make sure that the constantly changing environment is taken into account Here are some of the comments The course was excellent and extremely worthwhile The course staff were exceptional very friendly welcoming and accomodating Thank you for a wonderful course Course Director Joachim Engelland STM Course Tutor Ian Borthwick Woodhead Publishing MONDAY 10 MAY 09 0 Registration begins 10 00 Introduction to the course 10 30 The role and Future of the Journal Michael Mabe CEO STM 12 00 Lunch 13 30 Publishing program strategic development Caroline Black MD Mac Keith Press 15 00 Refreshment Break 15 30 Finance calculating journals books and databases David Nicholson Wiley 18 00 Q A case study 19 00 Dinner followed by case study work TUESDAY 11 MAY 08 30 Q A Case Study 09 00 Production race for quality speed and best price Pam Sutherland Operations Director Journals OUP 10 30 Refreshment Break 11 00 Sales and Licensing in academic and corporate markets Dagmar Laging VP Sales Springer 12 30 Lunch 14 00 The view of the customer I Researcher 15 30 Refreshment Break 16 00 Beyond the journal products services and supplements Euan Adie Nature Publishing Group 18 00 Dinner 19 00 case study work WEDNESDAY 12 MAY 08 30 Q A Case Study 09 00 Case Study Work 11 00 Metrics of performance usage citation recommendation Henk Moed Elsevier 12 30 Lunch 14 00 Marketing Arthur Eger Elsevier 15 30 Refreshment Break 16 00 The Legal Framework Sue Joshua Wiley Director of Legal Affairs 18 00 Dinner 19 00 Work on Case Study 23 00 Deadline for handing in case study results I corporate finance THURSDAY 13 MAY 09 00 The view of the customer

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/20th-intensive-course-in-journal-publishing-europe/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    data and conclusions all in a variety of formats and modes of dissemination Small steps are best and are already under way Bourne will discuss some of these steps and what might come next from the perspective of a scientist excited by the prospects 3 30pm 4 00pm Break 4 00pm 5 30pm Panel The new contracts researcher practitioner publisher library Moderator Andrea Powell Executive Director Publishing CABI 4 00pm 4 30pm Scholarship in the Age of Immediacy Christopher Winship Diker Tishman Professor of Sociology and member of the faculty of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Winship is editor of Sociological Methods Research and is a faculty associate of the Harvard Institute of Quantitative Social Science and the Harvard Science Technology Society program How will scholars interact in the future Winship discusses how radically his own practices have changed problems with current delivery systems information overload and the rigidity of the current structure Are intermediary structures an Amazon for journal articles the answer 4 30pm 5 00pm End User is King Academic libraries working to make a difference now and in the future Dr Hazel Woodward University Librarian and Director of Cranfield University Press Kings Norton Library Cranfield University UK The academic information environment is changing rapidly Learning and teaching is being transformed as the Google Generation move into higher education Research is becoming internationalized collaborative and often visual Listening to and understanding our users is a top priority for librarians Hazel will discuss how acting on feedback from users librarians are revolutionizing and re shaping their services 5 00pm 5 30pm Expectations of immediate and effortless access A corporate librarian s point of view Lou Ann DiNallo Director Research Development Informatics Bristol Myers Squibb The degree to which information generated within the enterprise or created outside the company is effectively and efficiently managed shared organized and acted upon will be a differentiator of the next generation BioPharma Expectations are high that information will be available immediately and effortlessly Corporate libraries are looking beyond conventional ways of providing products and services and seeking opportunities that will encourage the creation of an integrated and well organized information model that saves time and money by increasing the quality and speed of critical decision making What are the obstacles and incentives for the library to do this How can publishers help the process of information discovery and usage Do current practices hinder this process 6 00pm 7 30pm Evening Reception at the Le Meridien MIT Thursday April 29 7 45am 8 45am 8 45am 9 00am Continental Breakfast Introduction to Morning Audrey D Melkin Director of Business Development Atypon Systems Inc 9 00am 10 00am Keynote Beyond Topical Relevance How Scholars Choose Articles to Read Carol Tenopir Chancellor s Professor School of Information Sciences Director of Research and Director of the Center for Information and Communication Studies College of Communication and Information University of Tennessee When faced with numerous articles on their topic how do scholars make the decision of which articles

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-spring-conference-2010/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    in the social sciences and humanities links to and from published work Peter Burnhill Director EDINA University of Edinburgh How should data feature in the scholarly publication process and who should be doing what to ensure ease and continuity of access to those data that underpin statements in published work Data drive their value as potential as evidence being digital provides opportunity for valued added curation but also liabiity for loss being network accessible is opportunity for linkage Secondary analysis of the evidential value of data underpins scholarship but how should data feature in scholarly publication There is threat of loss but also much opportunity for value added curation and linkage Who should be doing what to ensure ease and continuity of access to data used for published work Just how different is data across the disciplines or is it all just digital 10 45 Break 11 15 Publishers Experience and Expectations Panel Challenges of publishing for the social sciences and humanities Chair Diane Cogan Diane Cogan Publishing Services Challenges for Journals in the Social Sciences Humanities Sarah Phibbs Journals Publishing Director Social Science Humanities Wiley Blackwell There is an assumption in the journals publishing business that what happens first in STM will follow in social science and humanities This presentation sets out to examine key challenges for social science and humanities in relation to scholarly communication the differences and similarities with STM Half full or half empty eBooks the incomplete revolution Alan Jarvis Global Director Social Science Books Routledge Factors in academic publishing in the humanities and social sciences eBooks have failed to have the impact on book publishing that ejournals have had on journals This presentation emphasises how relative diversity within books in terms of both content and audience has slowed the progress of ebooks and looks at prospects for the future Publishing for HSS and STM Differences of Kind or of Degree Geraldine Billingham Editorial Director Berg Publishers The term Humanities and Social Sciences HSS covers a wide academic territory and successful publishing across these fields requires flexibility in product types formats and pricing While HSS and STM overlap the differences between them are not just of degree but also of kind Even so the challenges of publishing in HSS may be as much to do with scale as they are to do with subject matter or academic culture Validating Scholarship in the 21st Century Rebecca Cullen Senior Online Product Development Manager Oxford University Press The rise of online self dissemination and new scholarly repositories has led to an increasing amount of research content bypassing traditional publishing channels What is the role of the publisher in validating this content A review of the forthcoming Oxford Bibliographies Online program as an attempt to address this question 13 00 Lunch New dimensions for business 14 00 Exploring online delivery for social scientists Martha Sedgwick SAGE SAGE Research Methods Online is a research tool that integrates multiple book reference and journal content types focused on an area central to the

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/beyond-books-what-stm-social-science-publishing-should-learn-from-each-other/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    involved in the e books market Using e books in libraries on handhelds and what s next Panel Organizer Moderator Christopher Bennett Head of Online Sales Oxford University Press Making Choices in the Digital Sweet Shop the Continuum Experience Ken Rhodes Sales Marketing Director Continuum Publishing Group Reviewing the Continuum experience so far exploring the process future hopes and pitfalls encountered Digital book delivery wnat what users want Dr Emma Coonan M Sc Research Skills Development Librarian Cambridge University Library The speaker will ask whether existing digital book delivery methods and functionality are enhancing the user s experience or frustrating it and consider what researchers and librarians really want I know it s a book but what else can it do Rebecca Cullen Senior Online Product Development Manager Oxford University Press Approaches to digital content delivery from the perspective of what best suits the content type as well as user needs Registrants in 2008 2009 Director Designer Production manager VP of Sales Marketing Managing Director Director of Licensing Rights Permissions Publishing Manager Support Librarian Marketing Director Sales Operations Manager Project Manager Executive Vice President and General Manager Legal Deposit Manager Reference Librarian International Sales Manager Senior Associate Editor Business Manager Global Director Content Development Editor in Chief Publisher CEO Pricing Manager Corporate Strategy Director Publoisher Reglations Publisher Commissioning Editor Technical Services Coordinator Public Relations Manager Electronic Strategic Initatives Director CFO COO Business Development Manager President Associate Director Book Publishing Business Development Editorial Director CIO Associate Publisher Vice President International Marketing Sales Sales Manager Editor Independent Consultant Editorial Director Product Manager eBooks Project Manager and more Organisations represented in 2008 2009 Anderson Technology Pvt Ltd Life of Riley Atypon Horwood Publishing Ltd Libresco Ltd American Society of Clinical Oncology University of London Palgrave Macmillan British Geological Survey Elsevier Brill USA British

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/london-book-fair-using-e-books-in-libraries-on-handhelds-and-whats-next/ (2016-02-13)
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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    will have one three years publishing experience as junior or middle manager Scope of the course Experienced practitioners provide intensive training in all the publishing operations and roles in STM social science and humanities The course uses the case study method involving the students in competitive business problem solving The case study also enables the students to share their existing experience and insight incorporating newly learned skills and insights Scholarly publishing products come in various formats e journals e Books databases mobile applications and of course print While the course focuses on journals other products will be put in context of the typical publishing program Course director and speakers Course Director Amanda Davis Publishing Director Professional and Life Sciences Asia Pacific Wiley Blackwell Melbourne Course Tutor Kevin Cohn Director of Client Services Atypon Programme Sunday 28 February 12 00 Registration 12 30 Lunch 13 15 Welcome and Introduction to the Course Amanda Davis Wiley 13 45 Introduction to the Case Study Amanda Davis Wiley 14 00 Publishing Program Strategic Development Neil Christensen Medical Editorial Director Wiley Blackwell Tokyo 15 15 Tea break 15 30 Break and Work on Case Study 17 00 Questions and Answers about Case Study 19 00 Evening meal followed by work on Case Study Monday 1 March 08 45 Questions and Answers about the Case Study 09 00 Production methods in the electronic era technologies and processes to consider Amanda Laverick Chief Operating Officer Charlesworth China Kevin Cohn Director of Client Services Atypon California 10 40 Tea break 11 00 Journal Finance Amanda Davis 13 00 14 00 Lunch Course Photograph 14 15 Legal Framework Copyright Scott V Kissinger Legal Director Asia Pacific Elsevier LexisNexis 15 00 The view of the customer Researchers Alex Chang Professor CEO and Medical Director Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Centre Victor Savage Associate Professor Department of Geography National University of Singapore 16 00 Break and Work on Case Study 18 30 Depart for Conference Dinner meet at entrance of NTU Centre 19 00 Conference Dinner Sponsored by World Scientific Publishing Company Tuesday 2 March 08 30 Questions and Answers about the Case Study 09 00 Sales and Licensing Maurice Kwong Managing Director Springer Asia Hong Kong 10 30 Tea Break 11 00 e Marketing Joe Lam Managing Director South East Asia Director of Marketing Asia Pacific Elsevier Hong Kong 12 00 The view of the customer Libraries Lee Cheng Ean Associate University Librarian National University of Singapore Libraries Singapore 13 00 Lunch 14 00 Case study work in groups 17 00 Case Study Results I Groups submit corporate financials 19 00 Evening meal 22 00 Case Study Results II Groups submit their proposal Wednesday 3 March 08 30 Case Study Results III Presentations 3 groups 10 30 11 00 13 00 Tea Break Case Study Results III Presentations 3 groups Lunch 14 00 Evaluation of Case Study Proposals and Presentations Max Phua Director World Scientific Publishing Company Singapore Kevin Cohn Atypon Director of Client Services Atypon California Joachim Engelland Director

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  • International Association of STM Publishers
    effort this can be rendered to any other format by the eBook reader 12 35 Lunch 13 30 Parallel A Unique Identifiers for Researchers Chair Howard Ratner Chief Technology Officer Executive Vice President Nature Publishing Group CrossRef Contributor ID Geoffrey Bilder Director of Strategic Initiatives CrossRef Unique identifiers of people are essential on a worldwide web that is becoming exceptionally interactive How trustworthy is the source of my information and the people providing it Simultaneously ID systems for authors and researchers offer new means for knowledge discovery who is working on what and with whom Find out all about the newest initiatives in this area Taking the guesswork out of author searching Dr Niels Weertman Director Scopus SciVal Elsevier Identifying an author s body of work is one of the most commonly performed literature research activities This presentation will discuss the approach to author disambiguation that Elsevier has taken with Scopus in view of the challenges with grouping article output by individual researcher as well as use scenarios How ResearcherID will resolve name ambiguity in the scholarly ecosystem David Kochalko Vice President Business Strategy and Development Scientific and Scholarly Research Healthcare Science Thomson Reuters Disambiguating author names in published literature and databases is a vexing and steadily growing problem There s simply too much noise and costs are high for all stakeholders in the research ecosystem While there are many root causes ResearcherID stands apart as a registry capable of bridging the gap by providing a unique identifier linking contributors with appropriate works Thomson Reuters is prepared to share this solution with the global research community 13 30 Parallel B Publishing Datasets Chair Toby Green OECD The web is becoming data rich and sharing data is less of a taboo among researchers Since funding agencies are increasingly mandating research data to be open and available for sharing data sharing will probably become the new convention How can publishers best serve this trend What new features can be offered to allow readers to play with the data re use it and compare it with their own findings and approaches How to facilitate the availability of datasets and connect them with the published knowledge Some real life initiatives will offer you some of the most promising options To Share or not to Share The researcher s View on Datasets Michael Jubb Director Research and Information Network RIN This paper will look at the motivations and constraints that researchers in various disciplines take into account in response to the policies of funders and publishers which require them to make their data available to others Harvard s Dataverse Network A Data Sharing Solution Merce Crosas Development Director Quantitative Social Science Harvard University Issues with data sharing are numerous They include a providing a persistent and verifiable data citation b giving proper credit and ownership to the author distributor and publisher of the data and c offering an easy to use tool that supports uploading cataloging and applying restrictions The Dataverse Network provides a technology

    Original URL path: http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/stm-innovations-seminar-2009/ (2016-02-13)
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