Best Practices and Innovative Solutions

An Allen Press Webinar Series



Please join us for one or more of our complimentary educational webinars. These one-hour online events will provide practical advice and timely information for managing your publication, association, or society. You’ll learn valuable tips from our experienced, professional staff about managing a publication redesign, staying abreast of current developments in scholarly publishing, preventing misconduct, and the nuances of association accounting. The webinars are free; however, you must register to attend. Use the Register Now buttons below to sign up.


Managing a Publication Redesign
July 16 | 11:00 AM CDT

In the face of new audiences, growing publication venues, and rising costs,many organizations are considering a redesign of their publication. Whether you’re considering slight tweaks to the current website, article layout, and covers or an entire brand overhaul, redesigning a publication can be a complex process. To help you get started, we will share our best practices for what to do, in what order, and when. A few case studies will help illustrate the process and spark ideas for your own publication redesign. Level: Introductory
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The Trending 20: Current Developments in Scholarly Publishing
August 20 | 11:00 AM CDT

With the high level of innovation and creative change currently happening in our industry, it’s sometimes hard to step back from the daily blogs and emails to see how it all fits together. From CHORUS, ORCID, NISO, and CrossRef to a growing community of startups, exciting things are going on that will transform the way we research, communicate, and deliver content. In an effort to provide you with the big picture, this lightning round in a webinar format will share brief updates on 20 trending initiatives and developments that are currently shaping the world of scholarly publishing. Level: Introductory
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Preventing Misconduct in Scholarly Publishing
September 17 | 11:00 AM CDT

Ethical problems take many forms: plagiarism, data fabrication, conflicts of interest, and copyright violations, just to name a few. It takes only one ethical lapse to destroy a researcher’s career or a journal’s good reputation, but clear policies and documentation can help prevent such crises. This webinar will highlight solutions that any journal can put in place before ethical issues arise, and resources that could be helpful during or after a worst-case event. Level: Introductory
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Best Practices for Association Accounting
October 15 | 11:00 AM CDT

Volunteers can make or break an association, and the hardest position to fill for many associations is that of treasurer or finance committee chair. Even individuals with financial experience are often daunted by the mysteries of non-profit accounting. We’re here to help! In this webinar, we’ll share best practices for maintaining your association’s chart of accounts and managing donated funds for their intended purpose. We’ll also discuss important IRS forms that every association should file. Level: Introductory
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