City uni libraries publishing module talk march 2014 final

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Slides from presentation on the future of scholarly and learned society publishing made by Suzanne Kavanagh from ALPSP to the library and publishing course at City University, London March 2014.

Slides from presentation on the future of scholarly and learned society publishing made by Suzanne Kavanagh from ALPSP to the library and publishing course at City University, London March 2014.

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  • The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) is the international membership trade body which works to support and represent not-for-profit organisations and institutions that publish scholarly and professional content around the world.  Our membership also includes those that partner with and provide services to not-for-profit publishers.  We have over 330 members in 40 countries, who collectively publish over half the world’s total active journals as well books, databases and other products.
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  • The majority of members are in the smaller membership tiers, with 30.3% in the smallest tier (31% at the end of 2013). This increases to 33% if partner and complimentary members are included (39.2% at the end of 2013). Three quarters of our members have income less than £2.3 millionBands A, C, E and G account for 75.8% of the membership (75.7% at the end of 2013). Largest over £50 million Collectively, the three largest bands (J, K and L) account for just 3.6% of the membership (3.6% at the end of 2012).
  • Chemistry World, RSC News, The Virtual Library, Publishing Resources inc. free journal articles accessLocal sections in UK and Ireland, international sections, MyRSC Online Community, Divisions and interest groups, Younger member networksCharted status, CPD framework, Registered Scientist and Technician, Designatory LettersCareers service and benevolent fundConference discounts and busaries, Legacy grants to promote chemical sciences, travel grantsDiscounts on wider range of products and servicesUse of the prestigious facilities at offices at beautiful Burlington House in Piccadilly
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  • 1. The A-to-LPSP Guide to Scholarly Publishing Friday 21 March 2014 Suzanne Kavanagh Director of Marketing & Membership Services suzanne.kavanagh@alpsp.org T. 020 8670 4244 @sashers www.alpsp.org @alpsp Licensed under CC BY-NC
  • 2. Who am I? Image source: Suzanne Kavanagh
  • 3. Who is ALPSP?
  • 4. A little bit of history… 1970 • Launch of the ISBN 1972 • ALPSP formed by 24 UK based learned societies 1977 • Membership reaches 85 1981 • Publishers Licensing Society formed by ALPSP, PA and PPA 1990 • First HTTP client and server communication 1993 • ALPSP celebrates 21 years, Adobe launches PDF 1998 • Launch of Google 2002 • Launch of Amazon.co.uk 2006 • Launch of Twitter and Sony eReader 2008 • Inaugural ALPSP conference launched 2013 • Membership exceeds 320 organisations in 40 countries Source: Suzanne Kavanagh, ALPSP 2014
  • 5. So what exactly do we do? Source: Suzanne Kavanagh, ALPSP 2014
  • 6. We like to think small… Source: Suzanne Kavanagh, ALPSP 2014
  • 7. And geeky…
  • 8. Learned Societies Geographical area % of total (2001) Number (2001) World 100% 25,000 UK 8% 2,000 Europe (exc. UK) 22.5% 5,625 North America 27.6% 6,900 Australia & NZ 4% 1,000 Source: Scholarly Societies Project (2001)
  • 9. What does a learned society do? ‘The world’s leading chemist community.’ Latest news and research Networking opportunities Professional development and recognition Support services Funding opportunities Member discounts Facilities at the Chemistry Centre Source: www.rsg.org
  • 10. What does the future hold? • Round-up from the ALPSP International Conference 2013 on what our members think the future holds: http://youtu.be/D2ZFRwPFNOI
  • 11. What does the future hold? Source: Suzanne Kavanagh, ALPSP 2014
  • 12. Other research • www.alpsp.org • www.learned-publishing.org • http://www.publishingresearch.org.uk/ • http://www.uksg.org/insights • http://www.uksg.org/projects • http://www.stm-assoc.org/industry-statistics/ • www.openaccessresources.org • http://www.creativeskillset.org/research/
  • 13. Skills and careers Source: www.creativeskillset.org
  • 14. From the horse’s mouth Source: ALPSP YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCot-NVcjpNRFHx_hcvlGEcg
  • 15. Other viewpoints Sources: www.blog.alpsp.org and http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/
  • 16. The A-to-LPSP Guide to Scholarly Publishing Thank you Suzanne Kavanagh Director of Marketing & Membership Services suzanne.kavanagh@alpsp.org T. 020 8670 4244 @sashers www.alpsp.org @alpsp Licensed under CC BY-NC