1. Published in August by the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) and Toolkits for Equity in Scholarly Publishing project volunteers, the Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations was created to help us better understand institutionalized racism, to better support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) staff, to model antiracist leadership, build structures around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) work, and create policies and procedures that address inequities, disparities, and racist systems. This toolkit is the second in a series of three resources. The first was launched in August 2020 and focused on antiracism resources for allies; a third resource for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color is forthcoming.

    The proposals in the toolkit range from small first steps to structural overhauls in leadership and culture. Not everything in the toolkit is directly applicable to every organization, and some suggestions assume large, corporate entities. To help smaller and midsize university presses make some headway towards becoming antiracist organizations, this presentation provides an overview of the toolkit, highlights some concrete recommendations for presses with limited budget and resources, and presents a case study of how the ideas have been implemented at the American Psychological Association.

    Speakers: David Congdon, University Press of Kansas; Stephanie Pollock, American Psychological Association; and Damita Snow, American Society of Civil Engineers

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  2. Presenter: Sarah Arbuthnot - Commercial & Partnerships Director

    Backlist title sales are crucial for any publisher but can all too easily slip through the net. Sarah Arbuthnot, Commercial and Partnerships Director at Supadu, will discuss ways to enhance title visibility for your backlist titles and boost backlist sales from your website. From enriched metadata, website search, flash sales, social media campaigns and special collections, there are numerous ways to monetize your backlist and increase sales.

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  3. Strengthening author relations is an important topic for publishers in today’s highly competitive landscape. How do you instantly modernize the author experience without a large IT investment?

    FADEL publishing and technology experts will demonstrate the latest innovation in royalty statement delivery online. With the new technology, publishers can:

    -Provide authors with a secure, easy to use portal to view, search across and download royalty statements and other important documents.

    -Streamline business processes and reduce paper waste and printing costs by transitioning from paper statements to electronic delivery.

    -Improve author communications with a powerful marketing communications engine and personalized notifications for customer service and support.

    -In this webinar you will learn how to improve the overall author experience by arming authors and agents with the tools to do business with ease.

    Panelists:

    Paul Gore, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Enterprise Systems at FADEL

    Paul Gore is responsible for driving product direction and ensuring successful rights and royalty implementations for FADEL’s top tier clients, many of them leaders in their respective industries. Prior to joining the company, Paul was CIO at FADEL client Chronicle Books, and brings decades of publishing industry experience from Hachette Book Group and Time Warner Book Group. Additionally, with over 20 years as a technology executive including CTO at Hachette Book Group, Paul has significant expertise leading business transformation initiatives, implementing ERP systems and automating end-to-end rights and royalty management processes.

    Gregg Guest, VP of Product Management Cloud, FADEL

    Gregg Guest is responsible for driving FADEL’s Rights Cloud product strategies and growing the company’s presence in the digital rights management arena. Gregg is an experienced thought leader on the complex topics of media production and content licensing, having previously worked with Marvel Entertainment, one of the leaders in character licensing and merchandising as well as HSI Productions, an award-winning commercial production company. Gregg also brings over twenty years of experience in marketing and technology to the role, including jobs as Communications Manager at renowned media/IP law firm Debevoise & Plimpton, and as Director of Software at Braveline Technology. Gregg received a Fine Arts degree from New York University in Film & Television and has won numerous awards for film making and screenwriting.

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  4. Speakers:

    Sarah Arbuthnot, Head of Partnerships and Customer Services at Supadu

    Larry Bennett, General Manager at Nord Compo

    Their second webinar on ways to boost your 'Direct to Consumer' website sales will look at some more key ingredients to successful eCommerce. Supadu will discuss more closely Digital Rights Management, effective tax and shipping as well as considering different website offerings such as Shopify & WordPress + Cart. There will also be a special focus on audiobooks; how to start creating and selling audiobooks successfully.
    Supadu are market leaders in the provision of eCommerce & data driven websites for University Presses around the world.

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  5. Speaker: Sarah Arbuthnot, Head of Partnerships and Customer Services at Supadu

    Selling your products directly to consumers via your website & social channels is a great way to increase your revenue and title visibility, open up your backlist, and build an online community.

    This webinar will cover the key ingredients for successful eCommerce, including: ensuring ease of purchase, dealing with both physical and digital DRM, and integrating with distribution and fulfilment, as well as an overview of useful analytics to measure consumer behaviour.

    Supadu are market leaders in the provision of eCommerce & data driven websites for University Presses around the world.

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