Publishing Podcasts

Podcast Episode: 68

Becoming the New Publisher

Becoming the New Publisher

How does digital change publishing?

Michael Bhaskar

Michael considers what publishers have always done and asks is this the same today, using case studies from the industry. He examines key trends that we should pay attention to amidst all the noise, in an attempt to predict the future.

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Duration: 00:48:18

Posted on 22 Oct 2014 around 2pm

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Podcast Episode: 67

Joanna Prior, MD Penguin General books

Joanna Prior with students after her talk

Joanna Prior, MD Penguin General books

Keynote speaker at the end of our 'Working in Publishing Day'.

At the End of the 'Working in Publishing' day at the OICPS, Jo Prior gave a fascinating talk on the future of publishing as seen from Penquin Books.

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Duration: 00:23:61

Posted on 06 Mar 2014 around 4pm

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Podcast Episode: 66

eBooks in schools - RM Books

eBooks in schools - RM Books

Dale Peters from RM Education

Dale Peters is Head of Corporate Development (RM Education) and presents RM Books a system for delivering eBooks into schools.

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Duration: 00:46:32

Posted on 21 Feb 2014 around 12pm

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Podcast Episode: 65

The challenge of discoverability in digital publishing

The challenge of discoverability in digital publishing

David Cox - Head of Digital Publishing & Development (Taylor & Francis Group)

David talks about gathering meaningful metadata, granularity, analytics, and how usage statistics inform commercial decisions in publishing.

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Duration: 00:42:09

Posted on 14 Feb 2014 around 9pm

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Podcast Episode: 64

Digital publishing at Pearson Education

Digital publishing at Pearson Education

Science and ICT

Dr Liz Marchant

The publisher is responsible for a product from concept to delivery:

  • Concept to high quality product or service
  • Creation in a timely way to budget
  • Providing something that people want to buy
  • Ensuring we make a profit!

… so what’s different in the digital world compared to print?

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Posted on 14 Feb 2014 around 9pm

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Podcast Episode: 63

Career Options in Book Production

Career Options in Book Production

A Seminar at the SYP Conference - November 2013

Joanna Mason - Oxford University Press, Emma Hawes - Oxford University, Mark Sheehan - Elsevier

‘Have you considered what a career in production might look like in the digital age? The size, number of opportunities and ex-perience gained in new technologies for such a role are worth considering in the age of electronic content, where attention to detail is critical and delivery nearly instantaneous. The qualities for a role in production will be explored in this seminar, as well as understanding the vital role Book and Journal Production play in the publishing process. Learn how closely aligned two of the largest academic publishing companies in the industry really are by joining Joanne Mason and Emma Hawes of Oxford University Press, and Mark Sheehan of Elsevier as they present a bird’s eye view of a rapidly changing publishing sector.

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Duration: 00:54:30

Posted on 14 Feb 2014 around 7pm

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