The Professional/Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Committee for Digital Innovation (CDI) is once again offering a fall seminar series, this time on Metrics, New Metrics and Their Significance.

The first part of the series starts September 22, 2016 at 12:00-1:30 p.m. The title of this webinar is “The Evolution of Standard Journal Metrics.”

With the growing interest in metrics across the scholarly research and publishing community, an understanding of the evolution of journal metrics can provide important perspective. The speaker will be Joelle Masciulli, Head of Research Discovery, Web of Science, Thomson Reuters.

Future dates for the series include: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 and Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Each 90-minute session will focus on an important current issue in electronic publishing. It will offer a 45-minute presentation followed by a 45-minute Q&A with discussion.  All sessions will run from 12:00 – 1:30 PM and a light lunch will be provided for those attending in person.

You can sign up for the whole series (at a discounted rate) or for an individual session. There is a significant discount for AAP members.

Click here to learn more and/or register.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in thesaurus, ontology, and taxonomy creation and metadata application.