ALPSP is the international trade association which supports and represents not-for-profit organizations that publish scholarly and professional content, and those that work with them. Membership of ALPSP is for the whole organization so all employees can take advantage of the benefits on offer. We are proud to have nearly 300 member organizations across 30 countries.

Our Mission

To be relevant, resonant and accessible for everyone involved in the publishing and communication of scholarly research and information. To provide best practice, training and representation through a vibrant network, to help individuals and organizations thrive.

Our Vision

To foster a culture that will strengthen and advance academic and scholarly communications in all its forms.

ALPSP does this by:

  • Leading and enabling knowledge-sharing across our membership and the wider community;
  • Fostering the creation of international connections through networking and collaboration;
  • Informing and influencing policy and decision-making, advocating for society, not-for-profit and community-led publishing;
  • Promoting  inclusivity and diversity, removing barriers to participation and increasing transparency.

Our Values

Our values give us the focus and direction to bring about our vision to advance academic and scholarly communication in all its forms.

At ALPSP, we are:

  • Passionate about our industry
  • Accessible to everyone in scholarly communications
  • Championing the interests of our community
  • Trusted provider of quality information and services

For more information, download the ALPSP booklet or get in touch.