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This UKSG event was live webcast, and recorded for online viewing, courtesy of – the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s video production service....


November 15 2016 - 09:00
November 15 2016 - 09:00

About the Event

This UKSG event was live webcast, and recorded for online viewing, courtesy of – the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s video production service.

Click here to access the recordings.

The scholarly communications ecosystem: understanding and responding to evolving expectations

The formats and forums for sharing research and scholarship continue to evolve.  Are academics revelling in more choice, or finding themselves bewildered by new complexities?  Should we expect further change as the demographic profile of the workplace begins to shift towards digital natives?  How are libraries and publishers adapting their content and services to reflect changing behaviours and expectations?  What new initiatives are helping to meet researchers’ needs – or threatening others’ role in doing so?  Our expert speakers will attempt to answer these questions and hopefully help to shape both strategy and practice for UKSG members and delegates of all types. The day will include lots of time for networking, too.  It promises to be our most thought-provoking one-day conference yet, on a popular topic, so book early to avoid disappointment!








 Charlie Rapple, Kudos

 Chair’s introduction


 Anthony Watkinson,
 CIBER Research

 Harbingers: are researchers' 
 publishing decisions changing?


 Professor Jane Winters,
 School of Advanced Study, 
 University of London

 What role do publications have, in
 relation to other reputational
 factors, for researchers?





 Steven Inchcoombe,  
 Springer Nature

 How publishers are responding to
 researchers’ changing needs


 Richard Burkitt, EBSCO

 Seth Cayley, Gale

 How information services are
 responding to researchers’ changing





 James Harwood, Penelope

 Maria Ritola, Iris AI    

 Ashmita Das, Kolabtree

 How scholarly start-ups are
 responding to researchers’ changing


 Sarah Thompson, University of

 Angela Davies, University of

 How libraries are responding to
 researchers’ changing needs





 Professor Andy Miah,
 University of Salford

 Dr Mícheál Ó Fathartaigh,
 Dublin Business School

 Dr Sabina Michnowicz,
 Hazard Centre,
 University College London

 Researchers’ needs and panel
 discussion around content, tools and
 services presented in previous


 Charlie Rapple

 Closing remarks





UKSG members: £190.00 + £38.00 VAT [20%] (total £228.00)
Non-members: £240.00 + £48.00 VAT [20%] (total £288.00)

The fee includes refreshments and lunch.

How to book

Booking for this 2016 conference has now closed.  For further information please contact Karen Sadler.

Venue location details will be sent with confirmation of booking.


By Monday 7 November 2016 - full refund
From Tuesday 8 November 2016 - no refund


Grand Connaught Rooms
(Edinburgh and Drawing Room)
61-65 Great Queen Street

T: +44 (0)20 7405 7811

Please note that, although the UKSG Forum takes place at the same time of year as the UKSG One-Day Conference, it is a separate event and arrangements for attendance at one or both events should be made independently of each other.

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.

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