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UKSG/ALPSP Seminar Announcement (Peter Scott) ANN ERCELAWN 10 Sep 1993 13:08 UTC

Date: 10 Sep 1993 05:19:08 +0600
From: Peter Scott <scott@WILLOW.USASK.CA>


A one-day Seminar for librarians, publishers, subscription agents and
                   the readers of serials

                    Jointly organised by

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
                The United Kingdom Serials Group

     Wednesday 22 September 1993 at The Scientific Societies
     Lecture Theatre, New Burlington Place (off Saville Row),
                         London W1


Contributors from all parts of the industry will be exploring the
radical shifts of practice and policy affecting

   *   the publication process: new paths of origination and

   *   the review and assessment processes

   *   technological innovations (including electronic issues)

   *   the changing role and economics of the publisher and
       subscription agent

   *   the impact of journal publishing initiatives on libraries

   *   forecasts for the future of journal publishing

The seminar is aimed at all members of the publishing and library
professions needing an awareness of current developments, as well as
authors and users of serials.

Part of the afternoon will be devoted to a panel discussion when the
speakers will be joined by scholars involved in publishing and journal


* Introduction - Gordon Graham, Editor of Logos

* Why and how a journal is published: the author, the editor and the
  review process - Bernard Donovan, Secretary, ALPSP

* The role of the journal publisher - Robert Welham, Director,
  Information Services, Royal Society of Chemistry

* Can dinosaurs evolve? The future of publishers, vendors and
  librarians - John Cox, Managing Director, B H Blackwell Ltd

* The implications of current and future initiatives on libraries -
  Bernard Naylor, University Librarian, University of Southampton

* Innovations in journal publishing - David Brown, Consultant, DJB

* The future of journal publishing - Robert Campbell, Managing
  Director, Blackwell Scientific Publications Ltd

* Panel discussion featuring:
  Brian Coles, Imperial College
  Ruth Lawrence, The Law Society
  Elspeth Scott, The Wellcome Foundation
  David Wells, Modern Humanities Research Association

Fee (including lunch, morning coffee and afternoon tea):

Members of ALPSP or UKSG:      60 pounds  +  VAT
Non-members             :      70 pounds  +  VAT

For further information and bookings, please contact asap:

Mrs Jill Tolson, UK Serials Group
114 Woodstock Road,
Witney OX8 6DY

Tel. 0993 703466
Fax  0993 778879