Seminar: "Navigating scholarly publishing in a sea of change"
Target Audience: Everyone
Session Format: Seminar
Short description: Publishing articles remains a vital element of the research process, but we are witnessing a period of substantial change and development in scholarly publishing. New tools, journals, publishing models, copyright relationships and demands from funders are altering how, when and where researchers prepare and publish articles. This talk provides an overview of these changes and touches on the possible consequences of new initiatives, which can be applied by researchers in their roles as authors, readers, referees and editors.
by the end of the seminar, the participants will...
- Learn what is driving change in scholarly publishing
- Discover new developments in publishing and how they may affect you
- More fully understand copyright and it importance to researchers
Everyone is welcome!
About the Speaker
Dr. Dugald McGlashan is an advisor and consultant to journals, organizations and individuals through INLEXIO, a publishing services company that he co-founded in 2015. Across his varied career, he has held many roles related to scholarly publishing: researcher, author, reviewer, editor and publisher. He earned a PhD in evolutionary biology; managed scholarly journals as an editor; and was Publisher for the Asia-Pacific at Nature Publishing Group (now part of Springer Nature). At NPG, Dugald led an international team to publish and launch academic journals in the Asia-Pacific as well as NPG’s global language editing service. He has broad knowledge and experience across science, editing and publishing, which he enjoys sharing and discussing with the scholarly community. His ORCID iD is https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8432-5341.