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RFP’s for Publishing Services

Whether you are an association, society, or publisher, the chances are that engagement with outside vendors is an important part of achieving your business objectives. Your Request for Proposals (RFP) is key to helping you identify the perfect partner. However, when it comes to developing a successful RFP, one size does not fit all. This […]

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Designing for experience – and the experience of design

For those who may not know me, I have the honour of wearing multiple professional hats — including publishing consultant, journal editor, industry blogger, published author, and nearly graduated Ph.D. student. In my last 20 years working in professional and academic publishing, I have held a variety of roles from editorial to IT, weaving a […]

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Maverick at Charleston 2021 

Maverick is participating in Charleston’s 2021 conference. Maverick Senior Associates, Lettie Y. Conrad and John Lavender are participating in the panel discussion, “Disrupted, distracted, and distressed: Analyzing user journeys in uncertain times” from 9:45 AM – 10:25 AM EDT on November 4th. Learn more about the panel. In addition, Maverick Senior Associate, George Farina, will be attending the vendor […]

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Demystifying Open Science – Whitepaper

The commercial, operational, strategic, and cultural implications Publishers are increasingly finding they need to support the growing set of practices that comprise open science. Going beyond providing open access to the results of research, open science extends to how research is conducted, reported, shared, and evaluated. In essence, the principles of openness are applied to […]

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Demystifying Open Science – Panel Discussion

A Maverick Panel Discussion Open science along with open data, open access, transparency, and collaboration, are widely discussed concepts central to research in scholarly publishing. The idea that research can be made more effective through Open Science has strong appeal. With governments, funders, organizations, and researchers in favor of establishing open science practices, there are […]

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We’ve got ALPSP 2021 covered for you

With ALPSP 2021 right around the corner, Maverick is gearing up to keep you informed all three days of the event. Let us be your eyes and ears as we live tweet news and insights from all of the sessions and provide daily recaps on LinkedIn. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @MaverickMavlets along […]

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Diversification and Sustainability in OA Publishing – Challenges and Opportunities

A Maverick Panel Discussion Many not-for-profit society and association publishers are navigating challenges arising from digital publishing but nevertheless recognise the need to transition revenue to safeguard against profit erosion. Subscription revenue is being threatened by Open Access and the need to be a part of a bigger deal or bundle, and large publishers are […]

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London Book Fair 2021

London Book Fair may not be in person this year but it’s still good timing for those of us in the industry to virtually meet up and talk shop. Maverick would like to hear what you have been doing and share with you some of the trends we’ve been observing. These include an increased emphasis […]

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Operational Considerations for Open Science

Maverick continues its series on demystifying open science with a focus on operational considerations. In a previous blog post on the business aspects of open science, Maverick’s Ruth King introduced some of the issues associated with accommodating open science publications in existing publication workflows. In this blog post, I’ll explore a few of those operational […]

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