The Library Publishing Coalition (LPC)'s professional development committee coordinates a regular webinar series to provide opportunities to share knowledge, discuss on-the-ground experiences, and build on community expertise. For more information, contact Katherine Skinner.


Future webinars are in development. Check back for updates.​


Maximizing Discovery and Impact of Scholarly Monographs in the OA Era: Barriers and Opportunities​

Jeff Hester, University of California Press and Frank Smith, Books at JSTOR (presenters)

Open Access Presses

Marguerite Avery, Amherst College; Megan Hall, Athabasca University; Charles Watkinson, Michigan Publishing (presenters)

OA Journal Publishing: DOAJ Indexing and Best Practice 

Judith Barnsby (presenter)

The Manifold Initiative

Susan Doerr (presenter)

Working with Publication Agreements

Kevin Smith (presenter)

Altmetrics for Library Publishers

Andrea Michalek, Plum Analytics and Tim Deliyannides, University of Pittsburgh (presenters)

Accessibility and Usability for Web Publications

Katya Pereyaslavska (presenter) 

XML Document Parsing & Publishing: PKP Smarter Scholarly Texts Project

Alex Garnett (presenter)

Getting Your Copyright Ducks in a Row

Nancy Sims, University of Minnesota (presenter)

Submission Management for Library Publishers

J.R. Plate (presenter)

Open, Networked Textbooks: Building an Ecosystem

Hugh McGuire (presenter)


Introducing Ubiquity Partnership Presses
Brian Hole (Ubiquity Press)
June 6, 2014

Southern Spaces: Drupal-based publishing for multimedia content
Jesse P. Karlsberg and Allen Tullos (Emory University)
February 6, 2014

Library Publishing and Undergraduate Education: Strategies for Collaboration
Isaac Gilman (Pacific University), Stephanie Davis-Kahl (Illinois Wesleyan), and Professor Michael Seeborg (Illinois Wesleyan), presenters
June 13, 2013