Maverick News, Events & Insights

London Book Fair 2022

We’re looking forward to reconnecting in person at London Book Fair 2022 and catching up on your news and sharing the cross-industry trends that Maverick team has been tracking that will impact on your organisation. Contact rebecca@maverick-os.com or jayne@maverick-os.com to schedule a meeting. […]

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Optimize content, discovery & usage with Scholarly SEO

Digital publishing is never as easy as it looks. Successful online platforms require a robust program to drive usage, drawing on the expertise of editorial and operational teams, as well as partners across a network of content and service providers. Gaps or weak links in this supply chain can undermine the performance of your publications […]

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Maximizing Resources to Publish at Pace

The current appetite for STM research and related content is insatiable; the market is hungry for more – more articles released faster with no- or low-cost access for more users via more platforms. If organizations don’t accelerate their processes, they lose subscribers or members to Google search. If researchers don’t publish quickly, they lose the […]

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Publishing Industry Executive, Jayne Marks, Joins Maverick Publishing Specialists

Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd, announced today that Jayne Marks has joined the Maverick team of industry specialists as a Senior Associate. Ms. Marks has 40 years of experience in senior roles helping some of the industry’s major publishers devise and deliver on global business strategies in various facets of the STM markets. Most recently, she served […]

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RFP’s for Production Services 

In a recent post, RFP’s for Publishing Services, Maverick CEO, Rebecca Rinehart, examined the process of negotiating publishing service agreements – from identifying your goals through the steps for assessing and selecting the right publisher. In this follow-up post, Maverick Senior Associate, Stephen Laverick, leads us through the process of compiling, issuing, and assessing responses […]

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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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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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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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