Past Events

Tue 24 October 2017 at 12.05 pm

The importance of metadata in the supply chain

Graham Bell (Executive Director, EDItEUR)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University, JHB Chakrabarti Room, 12.05-12.55

If you love books then you also need to learn to love metadata.  Metadata is more than just definitional data about data. It is imperative information about books that help describe, create, promote and ultimately sell the product. 

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Tue 10 October 2017 at 12.05 pm

Phil Cleaver, Typographer

Professor Phil Cleaver (et al Design Consultants)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University, JHB Chakrabarti Room, 12.05-12.55

Don’t miss this talk by award winning typographer and book designer Phil Cleaver. He lectures worldwide on design, and his early typographical work is archived in St Bride’s Printing Library. His book design is in the permanent collection of the V&A Museum’s National Art Library. He wrote and designed What They Didn’t Teach You In Design School this year, published by Ilex Press, distributed by Thames & Hudson.

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Thu 28 September 2017 at 6.30 pm

Careers in 21st Century Publishing

Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Campus, Willow Building

Drinks - Willow 04: 6.30pm Talk - Willow 10: 7-8.30pm

Free to OPuS members

In the fast-moving world of publishing, 'jobs for life' are an anomaly and the development of transferable skills is essential.

How easy is it to progress in publishing and move between market sectors and different roles?

What are the key elements you need to build your career?

Is it possible to succeed outside traditional publishing companies?

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Type of Event: Publishing

Wed 22 March 2017 at 12.05 pm

The challenge of discoverability in digital publishing

David Cox, Director of Innovation (Taylor & Francis Group)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University, JHB308

Gathering meaningful metadata, granularity, analytics, and how usage statistics inform commercial decisions in publishing.

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Tue 14 March 2017 at 9.00 am

London Book Fair 2017

Olympia 14 to 16 March

Taking Place: Olympia, London

Students and staff from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies (OICPS) will be busy throughout the London Book Fair, held at Olympia from the 14 to 16 March 2017.

Our stand (number 7B39) will feature our degree programmes, our staff publications, research and consultancy. We will also be promoting the June conference of the Oxfordshire Publishing Group, and the work of the University's Confucius Institute, which focuses on publishing. Our students will be helping out with the running of the fair.

On the opening morning of the fair, Angus Phillips, Director of OICPS, is chairing a seminar on 'A Gateway to China: The Work of the Confucius Institutes'. You can find out more information here

Type of Event: Publishing | External Publishing Event | London Book Fair Seminar

Wed 8 March 2017 at 5.00 pm

Postgraduate Fair

Taking Place: Scott Brownrigg 77 Endell Street London, WC2H 9DZ

Come along to meet staff and students, and find out more about the MA Publishing Media and the MA Digital Publshing

You can reguster your interest with this web form.


Type of Event: Publishing | External Publishing Event

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