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Official publishing changes seen and the future (swop meeting nov 2010)

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Presentions given by Alan Pawsey at the Scottish Working Group on Official Publications AGM on 20th Nov 2010

Presentions given by Alan Pawsey at the Scottish Working Group on Official Publications AGM on 20th Nov 2010

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  • 1. Official Publishing –Official Publishing – Past, present andPast, present and futurefuture - Alan Pawsey- Alan Pawsey
  • 2. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 2 About meAbout me  Joined HMSO in November 1967Joined HMSO in November 1967  Over 30 years involvement in OfficialOver 30 years involvement in Official PublishingPublishing  Retired as Head of Legislation andRetired as Head of Legislation and Publishing ServicesPublishing Services
  • 3. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 3 19701970  a single Government Publishera single Government Publisher  HMSO produced publications for:HMSO produced publications for: – UK and NI ParliamentsUK and NI Parliaments – Government departmentsGovernment departments – Museums and GalleriesMuseums and Galleries – Other public bodiesOther public bodies  HMSO met all costsHMSO met all costs  All publications charged forAll publications charged for
  • 4. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 4 1970 publications included1970 publications included  Parliamentary Papers/ HansardParliamentary Papers/ Hansard  LegislationLegislation  Policy documentsPolicy documents  ReportsReports  Circulars and formsCirculars and forms  Guide booksGuide books
  • 5. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 5 1980s1980s  1980 - HMSO a trading fund1980 - HMSO a trading fund  1982 - Departments are “untied”1982 - Departments are “untied”  1983 – Publications Centre on stream1983 – Publications Centre on stream  First moves to break away fromFirst moves to break away from HMSOHMSO  Statistical publications produced withStatistical publications produced with Open UniversityOpen University
  • 6. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 6 1980s1980s  Print publishing outputs still largely thePrint publishing outputs still largely the samesame  1984 – Business Data Packages1984 – Business Data Packages produced on floppy diskproduced on floppy disk
  • 7. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 7 Early 1990sEarly 1990s  Statistics back with HMSOStatistics back with HMSO  Museums and Galleries producingMuseums and Galleries producing own publicationsown publications  HSE BooksHSE Books  Range of print publishing reducesRange of print publishing reduces  First Electronic publications on CD-First Electronic publications on CD- ROMROM
  • 8. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 8 Late 1990sLate 1990s  1995 - First Government websites set up1995 - First Government websites set up  1996 – Acts of Parliament published on the1996 – Acts of Parliament published on the webweb  1996 – Privatisation of HMSO trading1996 – Privatisation of HMSO trading functionsfunctions  TSO have to compete for workTSO have to compete for work  Publishing on the web in addition to printPublishing on the web in addition to print publishingpublishing
  • 9. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 9 Early 2000sEarly 2000s  Major growth in Internet publishingMajor growth in Internet publishing  Reduction in demand for print copiesReduction in demand for print copies  Departments set up own publishingDepartments set up own publishing operationsoperations  Entry of new players (RRD, PalgraveEntry of new players (RRD, Palgrave Macmillan)Macmillan)
  • 10. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 10 Late 2000sLate 2000s  Move away from print grows paceMove away from print grows pace  Publications Centre closedPublications Centre closed  Almost all publications now available on theAlmost all publications now available on the webweb  HSE makes all publications available free ofHSE makes all publications available free of charge on the webcharge on the web  Growing range of “value-added” servicesGrowing range of “value-added” services developed by the private sectordeveloped by the private sector
  • 11. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 11 20102010  Many publications available only onMany publications available only on the webthe web  National Statistics Publications Hub onNational Statistics Publications Hub on the webthe web  Print copies available “On-Demand”Print copies available “On-Demand”  ““legislation.gov.uk” launchedlegislation.gov.uk” launched  ““data.gov.uk” launcheddata.gov.uk” launched
  • 12. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 12 The futureThe future  Majority of information made availableMajority of information made available only on the webonly on the web  Printed copies produced “on-demand”Printed copies produced “on-demand” rather than for stockrather than for stock  Increasing volume of “raw data” madeIncreasing volume of “raw data” made available for re-useavailable for re-use  Private sector develop wider range ofPrivate sector develop wider range of “added-value” services“added-value” services
  • 13. 25 November 2010 SWOP Annual Meeting 13 The future (cont)The future (cont)  Technology developments will driveTechnology developments will drive new methods of deliverynew methods of delivery e.g. Links between TV and Webe.g. Links between TV and Web servicesservices

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