Bridging Learned Society Publishing & Open Access: an International Collaboration and Webinar Series

“…With this announcement, SocPC and TSPOA express our mutual desire to help bridge society journals’ transition to OA by elevating publishing stakeholders’ understanding of learned society publishing and operational needs, and empowering them to make decisions about how to support society publishing. In doing so, we aim to promote knowledge exchange and community-building between societies, universities, funders, and authors.

As a first effort in our collaboration, we will be partnering to bring three webinars to the public this Fall:

Understanding Learned Societies (expected Nov. 2019)

This webinar offers a deep dive into the modern purposes, functions, and needs of scholarly societies—-with particular attention to the publishing opportunities and challenges they face within an evolving scholarly communication ecosystem. Libraries and research organizations will come away with a better awareness and understanding of learned societies’ operational needs and academic impacts, positioning them to engage in strategic decision-making about how they wish to support society-related publishing endeavors. Suggested audience: libraries, research organizations, societies, and funders….”

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Bridging Learned Society Publishing & Open Access: an International Collaboration and Webinar Series