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03/11/2015

ALPSP Awards

Information about ALPSP Awards, our annual programme that recognises excellence and innovation in scholarly publishing.

28/05/2014

Learned Publishing

Learned Publishing is the journal of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, published in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing.

05/04/2016

ALPSP Awards Past Winners

Details of the winners of the ALPSP Awards from past years

Developing Ethical Commercial Revenues in a Changing Publishing Landscape

Event (multiple dates) - Date and time Tuesday 13 December 2016, online at 10:00 - 11:30 EST (New York) / 15:00 - 16:30 BST (London) / 16:00-17:30 CEST (Europe)* *Please note: if you are unable to join the webinar on this date and time, you may register and receive a recording for...

NEW Disruption, Innovation and Creativity: How to generate and implement new ideas in scholarly publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview  #alpspcreate The rate of innovation in scholarly publishing is accelerating. Researchers need new services for a changing environment and technology now provides a multitude of options to help. But where do you start, what should you do to respond and...

31/10/2016

ALPSP's Chair Peter Ashman appointed new BMJ CEO

BMJ has announced that Peter Ashman has been appointed as BMJ’s next Chief Executive, effective from 1 January 2017. Peter was chosen from a pool of candidates from both inside and outside the company, and succeeds Tim Brooks who is stepping down after four years as CEO. Peter joined the...

Effective Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting.  Overview Technology is changing, new business models are developing and new markets emerging –...

Introduction to People Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting.  Overview The first step in people management is often reported as the most challenging. This course...

25/08/2016

Cancer Moonshot

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. Launched by Joe Biden (US Vice President) and the US Department of Commerce’s US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on 29 June 2016, the Cancer Moonshot...

31/05/2016

OA in the UK and hybrid journals– a thought piece and a blog

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in the ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016 Two articles of note have been published by funders and institutional representative bodies. The first is Academic journal markets, their limitations, and the consequences for a transition to OA: a...

09/05/2016

EU to Consider Open Access and Science Conclusions in May 2016

Andrew Tein, Wiley On 4 and 5 April 2016, the Dutch Presidency conference on Open Science was held in Amsterdam, bringing together government officials, research funders and institutions, publishers and researchers from across Europe. The main outcome from the conference was a Call for Action on...

29/04/2016

ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016

The latest issue of the quarterly ALPSP Policy Bulletin is now available to all members and is packed with fascinating articles looking at current issues in the scholarly publishing world. Contents include: EU to Consider Open Access and Science Conclusions in May 2016 EU-US Privacy...

10/05/2016

Public engagement in research: Taylor & Francis sponsor Vitae’s 2016 UK Three Minute Thesis competition

Taylor & Francis has announced that they will be the headline sponsor for this year’s Vitae national Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT®), the largest national 3MT® competition in the world. Originally developed by The University of Queensland, 3MT® is a celebration...

28/04/2016

ALPSP welcomes OverStory to membership

We are pleased to welcome OverStory as an associate member of ALPSP.   OverStory designs, builds, supports and consults on integration, content ingestion and delivery systems often within the Scholarly publishing arena.

**CANCELLED** Business Development Workshop: Scoping new markets

Event (multiple dates) - Has given clarity and structure to what can be a challenging process! Excellent and logical flow, exercises worked well. Rob Edwards, Emerald Group Publishing Overview The aim of this workshop is to guide management and business development staff through the required...

15/04/2015

Member Briefing on Text and Data Mining

Text and data mining is increasingly seen as a useful method of analyzing large volumes of unstructured documents, in order to support innovation and the development of new knowledge, but what does this mean in practice? This briefing on TDM was updated April 2015.

10/08/2014

Text and Data Mining - August 2014

Text and data mining is increasingly seen as a useful method of analyzing large volumes of unstructured documents, in order to support innovation and the development of new knowledge, but what does this mean in practice? This briefing is a follow up to P-D-R meetings on TDM

23/02/2013

OSTP Memorandum on Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research Released - February 2013

Following two consultations (2009, 2011), a specifically convened roundtable and an Act of Congress (America COMPETES Reauthorization Act 2010), the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) have finally produced their guidelines for "Increasing Access to the Results of Federally...

18/11/2015

IPEM and IOP extend partnership to create book programme

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and IOP Publishing (IOP) joint press release For immediate release – 6 November 2015 The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have been journal-publishing partners for more than 40...

01/04/2007

Peer Review and Manuscript Management in Scientific Journals

This comprehensive yet concise book provides a thorough and complete guide to every aspect of managing the peer review process for scientific journals. Until now, little information has been readily available on how this important facet of the journal publishing process should be conducted...

03/01/2000

Careers in Journal Publishing 2000

Journals are an interesting and satisfying area of publishing in which to make your career. This is a lively and fact-packed guide for those who are making career decisions or who are just about to embark on a career, and for people who want to develop their career further. It covers: Why...

31/08/2006

How is scholarly communication changing as a result of the Web? 2006

This White Paper is the first to be developed from the activities of the ALPSP Future Watch committee. It is drawn from presentations and materials discussed at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC on 7 June 2006.

30/03/2006

Survey of Librarians on Factors in Journal Cancellation 2006

This study was commissioned by ALPSP to ascertain what are the major factors contributing to journal cancellations, and thus to provide some new information for a debate that has inevitably so far been short of data.

01/04/2008

Author-perceived Quality Characteristics of STM Journals 2008

The aim of this research study is to explore the author-perceived quality characteristics of science, technology and medicine (STM) journals. One of the most, if not the most, important issue today facing scholarly communication is what constitutes quality in the publishing and dissemination of...

01/10/2009

Survey of Librarians: Responding to the credit crunch - what now for librarians and libraries? 2009

Against the backdrop of the global economic downturn that began in the second half of 2008, and the impact that this had on public finances and on the volatility of the world's major currencies, ALPSP undertook a survey of librarians in mid-2009 to inform a panel discussion at the ALPSP...