Showing posts with label Academic Publishing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Academic Publishing. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Livestream from APE 2014 - Academic Publishing in Europe Conference, Berlin, DE

Martijn Roelandse [Senior Editor at Springer Science+Business Media] has organized a live stream from the #APE2014. Now also available at Youtube ...

Day 1



For details see APE 2014 Program 1st Day [or our program posting here ]

Updated: (30-Jan-2014)
Day 2 (complete recording is not available)



For details see APE 2014 Program 2nd Day

Friday, January 10, 2014

APE 2014 - Academic Publishing in Europe Conference, Berlin, DE - January 28/29, 2014

#Academic_Publishing #Access #Big_data #CHORUS #Collaboration #Curating #Dotcoms_2_watch #Educational_Publishing #Excellence_in_Publishing #Excellence_in_Research #Future_of_Article #Innovation #Library #Linked_Data #Metrics, #OA #Open_Linked_Data #Permanent Access #Policies #Politics  #Preservation #Publishing_Data #Scholarly_Publishing (and so much more to learn and share) ...


Preliminary program for Tuesday, 28 January 2014 (Status 08 January 2014)

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The Luxid Community Platform for Collaborative Semantics

TEMIS Group has introduced a new collaborative platform for the Semantic Community, called 'Luxid Community'. It is a much needed home for collaboration in building, using, exchanging resources for Semantic Content Enrichment, Tagging and Linking.

During the APE 2013 Conference, Berlin, TEMIS Chief Innovation Officer and Managing Director of TEMIS Germany, Stefan Geißler explained the needs, wants, function and benefits of the new platform to the participants of the Academic Publishing Europe conference.



With the Luxid community platform TEMIS conveys the concept of "app stores" in the realm of semantics and bring specialized provider of semantic services / components together on one side and users / customers on the other side.

Developer and provider can address a wide spread market and hard to find potential customers. And enquirer will find out, that a lot of questions and tasks are already addressed by components available on the platform.

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Event: APE 2013 Conference, January 28 - 30, Berlin


The 8th Academic Publishing Conference Europe is just three weeks away, time to decide to take part and make reservations accordingly. The illustrious and distinguished program committee has chosen the motto 'The Funding of Publishing. Changes and Consequences for Science and Society' - the lowest common denominator they could agree on, it shows the handwriting of the publishers group and it doesn't sound dialogical at all. [That's my version, anyway]

My favorite theme would have been, 'Rethinking and Building the new interface between the science community and the public(s)', but you can't always carve it yourself.

see Science, New Media, and the Public, by Dominique Brossard, Dietram A. Scheufele

Like in the previous years there is a
Pre-Conference on Monday, January 28, 2013


Education & Training Course for Publishers, Information Specialists, Librarians and Students
Organized by Regine Reincke (Springer, Dordrecht), Bas Straub (Elsevier Science, Amsterdam) and Arnoud de Kemp

Updates, Exchange of Experiences on

  • How to use Social Media? - Tina Harseim (Springer Science + Business Media)
  • The Impact of the Long Tail - Felix Evert (De Gruyter)
  • The End of the Document? with Richard Padley (Semantico), Roswitha Nottebaum (Aries), Stefan Gradmann, HU Berlin), Michael Dreusicke (PAUX Technologies) moderated by Arnoud de Kemp
  • Alternative Metrics. The End of the Impact Factor as we know it? - Martijn Roelandse (Springer, Dordrecht)
  • The Funding of Publishing: where the Money might come from? - Antje Kellersohn, Director, (UB-Freiburg)


Full program Pre-APE 2013


Main Conference January 29 - 30, 2013

Keynotes: The Funding of Publishing

Open Access: The German Research System in Transition Process
Karl Ulrich Mayer (Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz e.V.)

Accessibility, Sustainability, Excellence: the UK Approach
Dame Janet Finch (Uni Manchester)

Implementing Open Access in UK Universities
Adam Tickel (Uni Birmingham)


Overviews
- chaired by H. Frederick Dylla (AIP - American Institute of Physics)

The Future of Scholarly Communication: US Efforts to Bring Warring Factions to Common Purpose in Support of Scholarship
John Vaughn (AAU - Association of American Universities, Scholarly Publishing Roundtable)

Improving Access to U.S. Department of Energy R&D Results - Agency/Publisher Collaboration
Walter Warnick /OSTI - Office of Scientific and Technical Information)

Researching Green Open Access: the EU-funded PEER Project (2008-12)
Michael Mabe (STM Association)


Breakup Session: Research Data
- chaired by Jan Brase (DataCite, TIB-Hannover) 

Source Data - Towards Next Generation Open Access
Thomas Lemberger (Molecular Systems Biology, EMBO, Heidelberg)

Data Citation Index
Nigel Robinson (Thomson Reuters)

The Discovery of the Higgs(-like) Boson at CERN: Physics and Publishing
Salvatore Mele (CERN)

The APE 2013 Guest Lecture

The Importance of Society and Industry Relationships for Scientific Publishing
Wolfram Koch (GDCh)

Session: Innovations

Open Science and New apps for Open Sharing
Eefke Smit (STM)

Open Data at GigaScience and BioMed Central
Iain Hrynaszkiewicz (BioMed Central & GigaScience, London)

Innovations for Open Sharing at eLife
Ian Mulvany (eLife)

Innovations in Open Peer Review and Data Sharing
Rebecca Lawrence (F1000 Research)

How to make Sharing easy for Researchers, will Publishers become redundant?
Victor Henning (Mendeley)


Session: New Business Models & Enabling Technologies

The usage-driven Decade. How ‘Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA)’ changes Scholarly Publishing
Katrin Siems (De Gruyter)

Innovative Collection Development with PDA in the TU Delft Library
Zofia Brinkman Dzwig (TU-Delft)

Improving Research Efficiency through User and Content Fingerprinting
Kevin Cohn (Atypon)

Luxid® Community - An Online Platform for Collaborative Semantics
Stefan Geißler (TEMIS)

Session: Open Books

Full Program APE 2013 here

There are still some vacancies available. To reserve your place now go to Registration

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

7th APE 2012 Conference Semantic Web, Data and Publishing - Day 2 - live -

Yesterday on #APE2012 we heared a lot about the new golden age of academic / scholar / educational publishers. Golden Publishing and if the world wants it, Golden Open Access. As the Internet was the last innovation and interruption publisher had / have to deal with and publishers should go back into the publishing business with Golden Content (Access for publishers). Some thin voices on the conference argued that is a good (high) time to prepare for the Silver Age of Publishing with Silber bells and whistles, and if the payer insists on, also prepare some Silver services ...

Lets see what the conference speakers and discussions today will add to the picture, change the picture, e.g. Green Open Access on the Blue Planet. Todays program starts with



Wake-up Discussion: The End of the Semantic Web? The Internet of Things & Services 

The real weak-up call by Richard Padley (Semantico)
Linked Open web vs semantic web Stefan Gradmann (ibi-HU)
Comments from Denny Vandrecic (KIT, Wikimedia)
Calming down Felix Sasaki (DFKI / W3C)
Michael Dreusicke (PAUX Technologies)
Sven Fund (De Gruyter) - this discussion is irrelevant to us

Next:
Transforming the Way we publish Research by Daniel Mietchen @EvoMRI

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

7th APE 2012 Conference Semantic Web, Data and Publishing 1 Day - live -




Opening remarks: Arnoud de Kemp, APE 2012 Organizer
Greetings: Christian Sprang, German Association of Publishers and Booksellers
Opening: Michael Mabe, International Association of STM Publishers

Derk Haank,  Springer Science+Business Media
The Past, the Present and the Future of STM Publishing (PDF)

"The past "sucks", The present is "quite alright", and the future "will be even brighter"

Past - The Internet was the revolution
- Fear and excitement
- It was successful (continuing growth, always profitable)
- There will be no more revolutions
- Let's get back to work

Let the technological innovation do the technology industry, innovate your (publishing) business model 

Monday, January 23, 2012

7th APE 2012 Pre-Conference Semantic Web, Data and Publishing

The Perfect Storm: Google, social media, mobile devices, data, e-books, power browsing and disintermediation

David Nicholas (CIBER Research): Nothing has changed in academic publishing, but all
• Search shows, people spend only a few minutes, read only short article (or just the abstract) download (and forget) Online the read horizontal not vertical. It is about finding, not about reading.
• People cut and past, everyone does it (only outside the academic world?), you don't know, where it originated.
• Search, checking, light reading will move largely to the mobile and user pay for it

Why mobile access really interesting (quote from the presentation)

• Massively popular: mobile devices used more and more for accessing the Web for information and forecasted to be the platform of choice in a few years, so the tail could wag the dog.
• Cool and social. So extend the reach of websites and draw in a wider range of people
• Considerably widens access to weekends and outside of traditional office hours.
• No boundaries. Search on the move, virtually anywhere and at any time – and in the social space
• People pay to use them. Mobile consumers used to paying to access information
• Restricted functionality. Mobile user presented with a simplified ‘lite’ interface, without some of the search functionality available to the PC user
• Not all the same. Big difference between tablets, smart phones and BlackBerrys
• The big question. Clearly then web use via mobile phone & tablet offers a different user experience from the desk-bound PC so will have an impact on information use and seeking behaviour.
• Ask a young person about their library and they will point to their phone
• And then there is iPhone 4S!

Big issues for publishers

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Event: APE 2012 - [Smarter] Academic Publishing in Europe 'Pre-Conference' Jan 22, 2012

The APE organizing committee is expecting more than 200 participants from more than 20 countries for the 7th APE conference January 23 - 24, 2012, Berlin - waverer, latecomers, it is time to register now!

More ... APE 2012: Semantic Web, Data & Publishing, Berlin, Jan 24/25


On January 22, 2012 the APE organizing committee offers again an APE Pre-Conference Day with educational presentations and panels

The Perfect Storm: Google, social media, mobile devices, data, e-books, power browsing and disintermediation 
David Nicholas - CIBER Research Ltd., Newbury, UK
Anthony Watkinson - Department of Information Studies, University College London

Changing Formats - faster, shorter, open Science publishing in flux
Panel organized by
Joachim Engelland - Publishing Consultant, Berlin
Michael Huter - Huter & Roth, Vienna

East meets West and West meets East. Intercultural Matchmaking between European and Chinese Academic Presses
Xu Jie - School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan City, P.R. China
Matthias Wahls - M. Wahl Publishing Consultant, The Hague

Semantic Publishing: Just a buzzword? The current state of the Semantic Web and a hands-on example of multidimensional micro-content
Michael Dreusicke - PAUX Technologies, Berlin
Felix Sasaki - DFKI / W3C Germany/Austria, Berlin

"All Things Considered? Successful Publishing amidst eBooks, Apps and Social Reading"
Round table organised by
Monika Kolb-Klausch and Judith Hoffmann - mediacampus frankfurt

For more information and full program 'Pre-Conference Day', click here  For registration, here

Hashtag  #APE2012

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

APE 2012: Semantic Web, Data & Publishing, Berlin, Jan 24/25


The 7th Academic Publishing in Europe Conference is near, dealing with subjects and concepts crucial for successful academic publishing in today’s and tomorrows media landscape. According to the organizer Arnoud de Kemp, the APE conference is getting more and more international. Participants from Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, UK and USA have already registered for 2012.

If you have not yet decided whether you will participate, now is the time!

Speakers and program (excerpt)

Keynotes

The Past, the Present and the Future of STM Publishing
Derk Haank (Springer Science+Business Media)

One Publisher's Journey through the Open Access Debate
Fred Dylla (AIP)

Overviews and Lectures

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