Policy Bulletin

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World map colourful graphicALPSP works to represent the views of the scholarly publishing community, and not-for-profit publishers in particular, through a range of policy work. We monitor and assess the impact of public consultations and changes to law worldwide to assist our members in adapting to legislative changes and the wider political environment. Work in this area includes:

  • Summary briefings on key public consultations
  • Outlines of the latest policy developments and how they may affect members
  • Representation of the issues that not-for-profit publishers face to politicians and other stakeholder groups
  • Survey of members to gain input on areas of interest
  • Responses to public consultations on behalf of members. 

ALPSP Policy Bulletin

Brought to you by the ALPSP Copyright Committee, this quarterly bulletin will bring you up to date on policy and legislation related topics.  Only available to ALPSP Members. Members can login to read in full.

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17 February 2020

ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 17: February 2020

ALPSP members only: Tom Kabinet – good news for ebooks publishers! UKRI Review into Open Access, Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property, Copyright after Brexit ALA submits report on publishers to anti-competition investigation, USMCA... read more

13 November 2019

ALPSP Policy Bulletin: Issue 16, November 2019

ALPSP members only: US News Update, Copyright Exhaustian, UKRI Review on Open Access, Academia.edu, Audible Captions questioned and other policy news. read more

02 September 2019

ALPSP Policy Bulletin Issue 15 August 2019

ALPSP Members only: Brexit & Copyright: 5 issues for the publishing sector, US Senate Judiciary Committee Passes CASE Act, GDPR: One year on, Plan S: Recent Developments and other policy news. read more

01 July 2019

Legal Deposit of non-print items - consultation

The Joint Committee on Legal Deposit (JCLD) 2018 post-implementation review of the UK 2013 Non-Print Legal Deposit regulations was approved by Government in April 2019. Four areas were identified as requiring change. ALPSP members please log in t... read more

20 May 2019

ALPSP Policy Bulletin Issue 14 May 2019

ALPSP members only: EU Copyright Directive; Supreme Court rules that registration is required before enforcement of copyright; Review of the UK Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations 2013; South Africa Copyright Bill and other polic... read more