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- Roles in journal publishing
- Authors: why they publish, what they want, article
- Intellectual Property
- Publishing ethics
- Subscriptions, licensing and consortia
- Other means of access to content: open access,
philanthropic arrangements, pay-per-view
- Online journals: publisher sites, aggregators
- Print distribution
- Fulfilment and customer service
- Measures of success (metrics, financial performance)
- Some issues: online archiving/repositories; libraries and pricing; the
This course will commence at 09:30 (registration, with
tea/coffee, from 09:00) and end at approximately 17:00
By the end of the course delegates will be able
Understand the role of the editor and editorial
office; know what happens to a paper after acceptance; understand how journal
finances work; know about the subscription cycle, subscription agents and
customer service; appreciate what goes into a journal marketing plan and how it
is executed; and be aware of some of the threats and
opportunities in the future for journal publishers.
All those new to journals
publishing, working in production, editorial, marketing or subscriptions; also
those who have been out of this area for several years and are seeking a
Please note: this event is also available as an
online course - see details here
'It gave me a good overall insight of journal publishing.
Marleen Moore, Springer
'An excellent course which thoroughly covers all basic aspects of journal publishing. The content was pitched at exactly the right level and pace and the course delivery was extremely professional.'
David Spencer, Taylor & Francis
'I am brand new to publishing so was a nice overview. Pleased course material was printed.
Helen Gorham, Cambridge University Press
'Gained good insight into marketing strategies for journal publishing. Also learnt more about subscriptions.
Imran Ahmed, Portland Press
'A fantastic course, whether you are new to publishing or have been working a few years - an excellent and thorough course.
Fran Lee, BMJ
'Very useful and excellent speakers - very upbeat!'
Kelly Horwood, BMJ
'An excellent overview of publishing, really like the group sessions'
Sally Thompson, Springer
'A very comprehensive course with extremely competent speakers - thank you!'
Danielle Northcott, Oxford University Press
'Great overview of the publishing world especially for someone new to the industry like me.
Neha Mistry, Oxford University Press
'A good general overview on journal publishing. Very useful and comprehensive introduction.
Alessy Beaver, MacKeith Press