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The Scholarly Book of the Future: ALPSP seminar next week

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Time is running short to register for the forthcoming ALPSP seminar: The Scholarly Book of the Future, for which the programme has now been finalised.

Book programmes are once again becoming an important part of the digital strategies for a growing number of publishers. Speakers and delegates at the seminar, which it to be held in London on Thursday 12 February, will discuss why is this the case, and how are books being viewed in a rapidly changing digital environment.

It will also showcase initiatives in the sciences and the social sciences as well as the humanities and probe business models and enhancements and developments from the book as we know it. The discussion will cover a range of different books including monographs, supplementary texts and crossover ‘trade’ books.

Speakers will include:

  • Julia Mortimer (Policy Press);
  • Anthony Watkinson (CIBER Research);
  • Jon Walmsley (John Wiley and Sons);
  • Liz Martin (IOP Publishing);
  • Roheena Anand, Royal Society of Chemistry;
  • Ian Stoneham, Institution of Engineering and Technology;
  • Daniel Pollock, Jordan Publishing;
  • Alison Shaw, Policy Press;
  • Tim Williams, Edward Elgar Publishing;
  • Samantha J. Rayner, University College London;
  • Anthony Cond, Liverpool University Press;
  • Frances Pinter, Manchester University Press;
  • Paul Spence, King's College London;
  • David Hughes, John Wiley and Sons;
  • Toby Green, OECD; and
  • Ben Townsend, John Wiley and Sons.

The event, which is being held at the British Dental Association in London's Wimpole Street, will conclude with a drinks/networking reception.

For more details visit: www.alpsp.org/Ebusiness/productcatalog/1502SBF.aspx?ID=443