PSP Free Guest Speaker Talk – Andrea Macaluso, Director of Outreach and Partnerships at Nature Research

Friday, November 17, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Goals for book authoring, how they measure success, their perspectives on OA books, and where they see OA books in the future

The PSP Books Committee will be hearing from guest speaker Andrea Macaluso, Director of Outreach and Partnerships at Nature Research (SpringerNature) on Friday, November 17th from 12:30-1:30pm (ET) at the McGraw-Hill/NY offices. The growing demand for open access publishing across all disciplines has led Publishers to expand their open access program to fully open access books. While the road towards establishing open access book portfolios has been a bit of a slow climb, it is an emerging trend. In this discussion, Andrea Macaluso, Director of Outreach and Partnerships at Nature Research SpringerNature) will explore the growing open access portfolio across SpringerNature and what authors are saying about the promises and challenges facing this new trend. We’ll discuss the results of our OA book author survey and learn about their goals for book authoring, how they measure success, their perspectives on OA books, and where they see OA books in the future.

The guest speaker talk is free of charge but you will need to sign up as space is limited.  You can sign up to hear the talks in-person or via teleconference.  If you or a colleague wishes to attend, please contact Sara Pinto at spinto@publishers.org and state whether you would like to attend in person or remotely.