UKOLN Internet Librarian International 2001 Conference - 26-28 March 2001

Publishing Web Magazines, e-Journals & Webzines

Publishing Web Magazines, e-Journals & Webzines

Brian Kelly and Marieke Napier ran a workshop session on Publishing Web Magazines, e-Journals & Webzines at the Internet Librarian International 2001 Conference. The workshop session took place on Thursday 28th March from 13:30-16:30.


This half-day workshop is aimed at organisations and individuals who wish to produce their own Web magazine or e-Journal, either for in-house use or for the general public, or who wish to further develop an existing one. It covers a number of issues associated with publishing Web magazines and e-Journals including:

The workshop consists of a mixture of presentations, demonstrations and group exercises.


The aims of the workshop session are to:

Target Audience

The workshop is intended primarily for members of services such as libraries, educational institutions, public sector organisations, etc. who are considering setting up an electronic publication or have an existing electronic publication which they wish to develop further.


The workshop will consist of a mixture of presentations, group discussion and hands-on exercises.


The timetable is given below. Note that the timings may change.

Time Topic Comments
13:30-13:35 Introduction (Talk) Introduction by BK and MN describing aims of session, format, etc.
Introduction: [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]
13:35-13:45 What You Want From The Session Participants to describe what they want from session.
Exercise A-1 [MS Word]
13:45-13:55 What's Out There? (Talk) Presentation giving examples of electronic publications - MN
What's Out There? [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]
13:55-14:10 What's Out There (Hands-on) Hands-on session in which participants review a variety of Web publications
Exercise B-1 [MS Word]
14:10-14:25 Webzine, E-Journals, Web Magazines - What Are They? Discussion session and exercises - MN
Exercise C-1 [MS Word]
What Are They? [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]
14:25-15:00 Reader Needs - BK Talk and feedback on the reader's needs
Exercise D-1 [MS Word]
Readers' Requirements: [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]
15:00-15:20 COFFEE
15:10-15:40 Author Needs - BK Talk and feedback on the author's needs
Exercise E-1 [MS Word]
Authors' Requirements: [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]
15:40-16:10 Publisher Needs - BK Talk and feedback on the publisher's needs
Exercise F-1 [MS Word]
Publishers Requirements: [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]
16:10-16:20 Funding Options Talk on funding options - MN
Funding Options: [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]
16:20-16:30 Conclusions Workshop conclusions and feedback - BK
Conclusions: [MS PowerPoint] - [HTML]

Useful Resources

The following resources may be used in the workshop: