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Friday, November 8 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
What is New and Innovative in the Journal Start-Up Space - Lessons from 3 New Journals. What Has Been Done; What Has Been Learned; and Where Are They Going Next?

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Peter Binfield (slides)
Iain Hrynaszkiewicz (slides)
Mark Kurtz (slides)


The last 18 months have seen a number of new and interesting open access journals being started (for example PeerJ, F1000 Research, Elementa, e-Life, Cureus etc). Each of these start-ups have learned valuable lessons about the current journal market and how to promote and develop their new journals to the wider world. This panel of three representatives from PeerJ, F1000 Research and Elementa will briefly outline some of the lessons they have learnt as well as their future plans for each product. An open discussion with Q&A will then be moderated by Greg Tananbaum during which specific issues will be further explored.

Moderators
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Greg Tananbaum

Owner, ScholarNext Consulting
Greg Tananbaum serves as a consultant to publishers, libraries, universities, and information providers as owner of ScholarNext (www.scholarnext.com). ScholarNext clients include Facebook, Microsoft, SPARC, Meta, and Annual Reviews.  He has been President of The Berkeley Electronic Press, as well as Director of Product Marketing for EndNote. Greg writes a regular column in Against the Grain covering emerging developments in the field of... Read More →

Speakers
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Peter Binfield

Publisher and Co-Founder, PeerJ
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Iain Hrynaszkiewicz

Outreach Director, Faculty of 1000
Iain Hrynaszkiewicz (otherwise known as Iain H) joined Faculty of 1000 in 2013 as Outreach Director, where he leads initiatives to engage with and educate users of F1000’s services for life scientists and clinicians. This includes external communications, product development and partnership building to increase usage and grow the F1000 community. Iain is passionate about using the Web to make it easier to share and assess science, and in... Read More →
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Mark Kurtz

Senior Director, Strategic Development, BioOne


Friday November 8, 2013 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Colonial Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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