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Conference Law Via The Internet


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Conference Law Via The Internet

  1. 1.     Alessandro Gallo Sales Manager Southern Europe Springer Email: [email_address]   Florence, 31 October - IX International Conference - Law via the internet Open Access, Digital Preservation and Semantic Web: the new era of a multi-disciplinary global publisher  
  2. 2. Scholarly Publishing <ul><li>Original reports of data/theory </li></ul><ul><li>Assert priority </li></ul><ul><li>Paper making technology (China 105) </li></ul><ul><li>Movable-type printing (China 1040) </li></ul><ul><li>” Gutenberg” printing technology (Korea <1403) </li></ul><ul><li>Silver & gold from America (1492-) </li></ul><ul><li>The two first scientific journals (1665) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Philosophical Transactions (London) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal des Savants (Paris) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Scholarly Journals <ul><li>Acceleration around 1760 </li></ul><ul><li>Since then: doubling every 15-20 years </li></ul><ul><li>(Springer 1842. Politics, agriculture, mathematics) </li></ul><ul><li>1880: articles often 200-300 pages </li></ul><ul><li>1920: research split up in many short articles </li></ul><ul><li>Now over 120.000 journals/report series </li></ul><ul><li>Approx 19.000 peer reviewed </li></ul><ul><li>1.2M peer reviewed articles/year, by 2000 publishers, read by 12M scientists </li></ul><ul><li>1969 – Internet </li></ul><ul><li>1989 – WWW </li></ul><ul><li>(SpringerLINK 1997) </li></ul>
  4. 5. - FACTS <ul><li>over 1600 live journals </li></ul><ul><li>over 2.700.000 articles </li></ul><ul><li>backfiles years 1832 – 2008 (from vol 1, issue 1) </li></ul><ul><li>over 40.000.000 downloads yearly </li></ul><ul><li>over 400.000.000 hits per month </li></ul><ul><li>over 24.000 ebook volumes </li></ul><ul><li>over 19.000 Springer Protocols (biomed, genetics, biochem) </li></ul><ul><li>over 70.000 medical images (ImagesMD) </li></ul><ul><li>over 2.700.000 records from 4.600 serials in mathematics (ZM) </li></ul><ul><li>(over 3.300 new ebooks and 150.000 new articles per year) </li></ul>
  5. 6. Humanities, Social Sciences & Law <ul><li>Applied Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistics </li></ul><ul><li>Phenomenology </li></ul><ul><li>Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Law </li></ul><ul><li>Anthropology & Archaeology </li></ul><ul><li>Criminology </li></ul><ul><li>Demography </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Human Geography </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul>
  6. 7. Law journals on SpringerLink <ul><li>World Renown Journals in Law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Artificial Intelligence of Law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crime, Law and Social Change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Law & Philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 30 law journals and more than 200 publications included in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Law journal collection </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Law Books on SpringerLink EU Digital Copyright Law and the End-User, 2008 Mazziotti, Giuseppe Advances in Digital Forensics III , 2007 Craiger, Philip; Shenoi, Sujeet Forensic Computing, 2007 Sammes, A J, Jenkinson, Brian Available in print and electronic format on SpringerLink within the Humanities, Social Sciences and Law eBook Collection
  8. 9. Law Books on SpringerLink Available in print and electronic format on SpringerLink within the Humanities, Social Sciences and Law eBook Collection Information Technology and Lawyers, 2006 Lodder, Arno R.; Oskamp, Anja Digital Media & Intellectual Property , 2006 Lucchi, Nicola Digital Government, 2008 Chen, H.; Brandt, L.; Gregg, V.; Traunmüller, R.; Dawes, S.; Hovy, E.; Macintosh, A.; Larson, C.A.
  9. 11. Springer Consortia Sales <ul><li>Around 350 Consortia licensing agreements all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>More than 10.000 institutions have access to (parts of) SpringerLink </li></ul><ul><li>More than 125 Corporate licensing agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Around 65% of the journal business is tied up in Consortia agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Around 75% of all Springer consortia have access to all our titles </li></ul><ul><li>Springer sells packages (12 subject categories or special libraries, e.g. Social Sciences and Law) </li></ul>
  10. 12. Some Consortium Customers <ul><li>Europe, Middle East and Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CRUI, Italy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UKB, Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ANKOS, Turkey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CBUC, Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SASLI, South Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Americas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OhioLink, USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>California Digital Library, USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAPES, Brasil </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Asia - Pacific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>JANUL, Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SLCC, China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KESLI, South Korea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAUL, Australia </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Author submits article </li></ul><ul><li>Peer review process </li></ul><ul><li>If article accepted, payment from author to publisher </li></ul><ul><li>Institutions could pay on behalf of authors </li></ul><ul><li>Author ‘attaches’ Creative Commons licence to article </li></ul><ul><li>Publisher sub-edits, XML-codes, formats, and publishes on line without access or usage restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarly community enjoys open access </li></ul>Open access publishing: ‘author’ pays
  12. 14. Springer’s Open Choice Model <ul><li>First publisher worldwide to launch Open Access model in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Author chooses Open Choice model </li></ul><ul><li>Pays a fee of US $3,000 once article has been reviewed and accepted by the editorial board </li></ul><ul><li>Article is then published in both electronic and printed form </li></ul><ul><li>No differences between the actual articles published in the Open Choice and the conventional model. </li></ul><ul><li>All articles are subjected to the same strict scientific review process and will appear in the established journals. </li></ul>
  13. 15. Springer’s Open Choice Model <ul><li>Articles go through Springer’s full article processing service, including editing, production, and distribution through the established worldwide channels. </li></ul><ul><li>Springer ensures that articles are linked to all the usual international reference systems in electronic publishing and provides the standard indexing and abstract service. </li></ul><ul><li>Articles continue to be protected by full copyright in both electronic and print form. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Springer Open Access Pilot Projects <ul><li>UKB (Dutch University consortium and Royal Library of The Netherlands) </li></ul><ul><li>Göttingen University, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Max Planck Institutes, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>More information: </li></ul><ul><li> (news) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 18. Springer The largest Open Access Publisher <ul><li>Springer acquired in October the Open Access publisher BioMed Central </li></ul><ul><li>BioMed Central was launched in May 2000 as an independent publishing house </li></ul><ul><li>Committed to providing free access to peer-reviewed research in the biological and medical sciences </li></ul><ul><li>BMC is the largest open access provider in the world with over 180 peer-reviewed journals </li></ul><ul><li>Derk Haank, CEO of Springer Science+Business Media said:  “This acquisition reinforces the fact that we see open access publishing as a sustainable part of our publishing activities, and not an ideological crusade.  We have gained considerable positive experience since starting Springer Open Choice in 2004, and BioMed Central’s activities are complementary to what we are doing.  </li></ul>
  16. 19. Semantic linking and semantic web <ul><li>The enormous growth of electronically available content represents today a considerable challenge for large publishers, and also for end users. </li></ul><ul><li>To allow for an easier access to scientific content, breakthrough indexing technologies are required to turn large amounts of heterogeneous publications into a single and comprehensive knowledge space. </li></ul><ul><li>Implicit semantic relations between otherwise unrelated articles also need to be detected and made available to the reader through the identification of relevant concepts and relationships. </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>Springer signed a software licence and services agreement with TEMIS, the leading provider of Text Analytics solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>We will deploy TEMIS Luxid® Annotation Factory and Luxid® Information Mart software for the Semantic Linking project. </li></ul><ul><li>This project is aimed at giving instant access to complex scholarly documents and providing innovative navigation capabilities in online journals and encyclopaedias. </li></ul>Semantic linking and semantic web
  18. 21. <ul><li>Services for the publisher: </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance in selecting content and management of tables of content for the publishing process </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic generation of indexes, tables and links for publications, using thesauri, link and reference databases, and knowledge bases </li></ul><ul><li>Especially for legal, medical, scientific and technical publishing </li></ul>Semantic linking and semantic web
  19. 22. <ul><li>TEMIS will provide: </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic extraction of entities, knowledge, taxonomy, and links </li></ul><ul><li>Classification and enrichment of content metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Organization of a reference system including thesauri and taxonomies </li></ul><ul><li>Management of knowledge and links for easy re-use of content </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative workspaces and alerts </li></ul>Semantic linking and semantic web
  20. 23. - NEW platform <ul><li>More targeted search results </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to look inside and manipulate PDFs before downloading </li></ul><ul><li>Semantic linking for related journal articles and book chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Chapters analyzed on a content level </li></ul><ul><li>Each search result points to five additional results that are most similar to that article/chapter </li></ul><ul><li>New PDF preview feature allows to look inside articles and chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Instant overview of the entire eBook – can scroll and browse within the different chapters of the book and immediately download them. </li></ul><ul><li>Launch: end of 2008 </li></ul>
  21. 24. Thank you for your attention!     Alessandro Gallo Springer Sales Manager Southern Europe Via Decembrio 28 20137 Milan - Italy Cell.(+39)3475860776 Email: [email_address] Website:   Platform: