June 06 2013 - 00:00
About the Event
This one-day seminar aims to present a practical introductory overview of all
The emphasis is on developing a sound basic understanding of the details of journals and e-resources handling in order to promote efficient and informed working practices. A wide range of day-to-day issues will be covered, with time devoted to recognising and resolving the problems that can arise at the boundaries between publishers, intermediaries and libraries along with technical considerations.
Why you should attend
Designed particularly for staff who are new to working with journals and e-resources, whether from a publisher, an intermediary or a library, this seminar may also be of interest to those looking to consolidate and update their journals and e-resources knowledge.
Course level and previous knowledge required
Introductory and non-intensive, entry-level training for the beginner, novice or returner.
- To understand the key elements involved in journals and e-resources management, including how they are purchased, promoted and managed
- To understand the key processes within commercial journal and e-resources publishing, including editorial and marketing, pricing and licensing
- To understand the roles of both the traditional subscription agent and new intermediaries, and the growing range of electronic access services offered
- To gain a broad awareness of the technical work of The British Library, including electronic legal deposit of serials, digitisation projects and linked open data.
UKSG members: £155.00 + £31.00 VAT [20%] (total £186.00)
Non-members: £205.00 + £41.00 VAT [20%] (total £246.00)
The fee includes refreshments and lunch.
The British Library
Tel.: 0843 208 1144 (Reception/Switchboard)
10.00 Registration and coffee
10.20 Welcome and introduction by the Chair and UKSG representative
Michael Davis, Senior Account Manager, STMS, Wiley
10.30 Managing content in the electronic world
Steve Sharp, Resource Acquisition Team Leader, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
The importance of journals (print and electronic), e-resources and e-books, and how they are purchased, promoted and managed
11.30 The business of e-resource and print journals publishing
Yann Amouroux, Regional Sales Manager, EMEA, The IET
The key processes within commercial e-resource and print journals publishing, including launch, economics, editorial and marketing, pricing models, licensing and delivering electronically
12.20 Intermediaries and their services
Jane Wright, Business Development Manager, Swets
The development of intermediaries, the role of the traditional subscription agent, and a review of the new players and the growing range of electronic access services offered
Getting technical – a British Library perspective
13.45 Implementation of electronic Legal Deposit of serials
Rob Smith, Head of Digital Operations
14.15 The digitisation studio at Boston Spa – its activities and current projects, e.g. Europeana
Martyn Lunn, Business Change Manager, Operations and Services
14.45 Linked open data
Neil Wilson, Head of Metadata Services
15.30 Tour (optional)
16.00 Close of seminar
How to book
Booking for this event is now closed. For further information please contact Alison Whitehorn by email or by telephone 01635 254292
Venue location details will be sent with confirmation of booking. Transport to and from York Station (pick-up point near Memorial Gardens) will be provided by the British Library - reserve a seat via the booking form.
By Thursday 30 May 2013 - full refund
From Friday 31 May 2013 - no refund
NB: UKSG reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.