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05.01.2019 | SSP News & Releases

Industry Partner and Branded Item Sponsors Enhance the 2019 SSP Annual Meeting Experience

May 1, 2019 – Mount Laurel, NJ – ARPHA Publishing Platform, Charleston Library Conference, DCL, DeltaThink, Edanz Group Japan KK, Impact Journals, Integra, Lumina Datamatics, MetaComet Systems, SciCrunch, MPS Limited, Reprints Desk, and Frankfurter Buchmesse are supporting the 2019 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting to be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in San Diego, CA, May 29-31 through Industry Partner Sponsorships. Additionally, Sheridan will provide the lanyards for the meeting, Atypon will be providing a conference bag, and Digital Science is hosting an animated gif photo booth at the President’s Reception.

The SSP Annual Meeting is the focal point for those engaged in scholarly communication. By bringing professionals together in an open exchange of the newest technical information and ideas, the meeting provides the highest standard in professional communication. Attendees include professionals in the various sectors concerned with scholarly publishing, including: publishers, technology providers, scholars, librarians, database producers, funders, and other stakeholders. The 2019 meeting theme is Shaping the New Status Quo: Global Perspectives in Scholarly Publishing.

This year’s meeting will represent a focused effort on inviting new voices into our ongoing conversations—not just geographically but with any new perspectives that help us move together toward a new age of scholarly communication. What new technologies will be at work in the new status quo we are building? How will publishers continue to meet the needs of authors and readers, especially in previously underrepresented markets? How do these big picture changes affect day-to-day operations in editorial and production offices? Are the solutions and challenges the same for smaller publishers and societies? We can also take the opportunity to explore solutions for potentially seismic developments like Plan S or other policies from funders and even nations. Join the vibrant community of librarians, academics, publishers, service providers, technologists, and others with a stake in how research is shared as we tackle tomorrow’s challenges and broaden our horizons.

“Sponsors are a critical component to the success and the overall experience of the Annual Meeting,” notes SSP Executive Director, Melanie Dolechek. “We cannot thank these generous organization enough for their support.”

For more information about the Annual Meeting or to register, visit the SSP website.

About Sheridan – At Sheridan, we are working to deliver ideas today that connect publishers of journals, books, magazines, and catalogs to tomorrow. Content preparation, platform development, and content dissemination are key Sheridan competencies. Our publisher-focused solutions such as workflow systems integration, process automation, eCommerce platforms, online hosting, and an array of fulfillment solutions define us as innovative partners who deliver true efficiency. A division of CJK Group, Inc., Sheridan serves the global publishing community with distribute and print partnerships and alliances around the world.

About AtyponAtypon develops publishing technologies for getting mission-critical content into the hands of the practitioners and researchers who need it most. Literatum, our online publishing and website development platform, gives content providers easy-to-use and automated tools to manage, market, and monetize every type of content that they distribute.

About Charleston Library ConferenceThe Charleston Conference is an informal annual gathering of librarians, publishers, electronic resource managers, consultants, and vendors of library materials in Charleston, SC, in November, to discuss issues of importance to them all. It is designed to be a collegial gathering of individuals from different areas who discuss the same issues in a non-threatening, friendly, and highly informal environment. Presidents of companies discuss and debate with library directors, acquisitions librarians, reference librarians, serials librarians, collection development librarians, and many, many others. 

About Digital ScienceDigital Science is a technology company working to make research more efficient. We invest in, nurture and support innovative businesses and technologies that make all parts of the research process more open and effective. We believe that together, we can help researchers make a difference. Visit www.digital-science.com

About DCL) DCL provides data and content transformation services and solutions. Using the latest innovations in artificial intelligence, including machine learning and natural language processing, DCL helps publishers organize and structure data and content for modern technologies and platforms. With deep expertise across scholarly publishing, DCL uses technology and U.S.-based teams to solve complex conversion challenges securely, accurately, and on time.

About DeltaThinkDeltaThink is a consultancy and market intelligence firm committed to innovation and growth in scholarly communications. We excel at market research, data analysis, business and product strategy, and technology assessment and selection. In 2017, we launched the Open Access Data & Analytics Tool (OA DAT), enabling publishers, librarians, and funders to track and assess the market impact of OA.

About Edanz Group Japan KK – Established in Japan in 1995, Edanz has helped thousands of researchers around the world successfully publish in international journals. Our team of expert editors and research consultants are all experienced researchers: we understand the research process and we know how to support non-native English speakers in navigating the publication journey.

About Impact JournalsImpact Journals has been providing rapid publication services and the global dissemination of vital discoveries for researchers across the many fields of biomedical science for over a decade. Currently bringing you the open-access, peer-reviewed scholarly journals Aging, Oncotarget, Oncoscience, Genes & Cancer in a traditional journal format online.

About Lumina Datamatics – With its innovative platforms, products and production services, Lumina Datamatics has been supporting scholarly publishers for the last 20 years. Our services/platforms range from authoring, conference proceeding workflows, alt-text, editorial – print workflows and rights platforms that help publishers offer immersive experience and faster discovery of information and data.

About MetaComet Systems – Eliminate the headaches and burdens of royalty management with the MetaComet Systems Royalty Tracker® platform. Automate your royalty operations thereby ensuring accuracy and reducing effort by up to 90%. Gain deep insight into your royalty accounting with our insightful reporting tools. Stop by our table for a Complimentary Royalty Process Analysis: Learn whether royalty automation makes sense for your organization, the benefits of automating, and how it can best be incorporated into your operations.  We also have powerful tools for managing rights and consolidating sales data. Join the many other SSP members using Royalty Tracker.

About SciCrunchSciScore is a materials review tool that helps to improve rigor and reproducibility by helping editors analyze the methods sections of scientific papers. SciScore checks randomization, blinding and sex as a biological variable, as well as research resources, i.e., antibodies, cell lines and statistical software.

About MPS LimitedMPS Limited is a leading global provider of platforms and content solutions for the digital publishing world. It’s two major platforms, THINK360 and DigiCore provide publishers with an end-to-end solution for content development, management and delivery.  Additional services include, usage analytics, LMS, gamification and app development.

About Reprints Desk Reprints Desk simplifies the procurement, access, management, use, and legal sharing of scholarly journal articles, clinical reprints, patents, and other content for scientific, technical, and medical research. Organizations choose Reprints Desk because for our collaborative business approach, efficient article supply system and services, and commitment to support.

About Frankfurter BuchmesseFrankfurter Buchmesse is the international publishing industry’s biggest trade fair – with over 7,500 exhibitors from 109 countries, around 285,000 visitors, over 4,000 events and around 10,000 accredited journalists and bloggers in attendance. It is the most important international marketplace for content and brings together key players from the fields of education, film, games, STM, academic publishing, and business information. Frankfurter Buchmesse is a subsidiary of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association.

About ARPHA Publishing PlatformARPHA is a technologically advanced and affordable full-featured open access publishing platform for journals, books and data. Standing for: Authoring, Reviewing, Publishing, Hosting and Archiving, ARPHA is compiled of several modules, designed to work together as a seamless, end-to-end publishing experience, accomplished by web-service integrations with the industry’s leading providers.  

About integra – At Integra, we are at our best when we are solving content transformation problems for our customers through our innovative source-to- publish solutions for publishers, and digital learning solutions across diverse industry verticals. We understand that publishers need to be at a time, cost, and efficiency advantage in the dynamic markets they are operating. Leveraging some of the latest disruptive technologies like, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) combined with our expertise in end-to-end digital content solutions, content-focused technologies, and workflow solutions, we help our global publishing customers maximize ‘return on content production investments’ and focus on what they do best – publish great content products for their customers.

About the Society for Scholarly Publishing – SSP, founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field. SSP members represent all aspects of scholarly publishing—including publishers, printers, e-products developers, technical service providers, librarians, and editors. SSP members come from a wide range of large and small commercial and nonprofit organizations. They meet at SSP’s annual meetings, educational seminars, and regional events to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and to discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.

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