News

All the latest news updates and announcements from ALPSP and its members. 

10 February 2022

UKRI publishes guidance and resources for new open access policy

Peer-reviewed research articles that acknowledge UKRI funding will need to comply with UKRI’s new open access policy from 1 April 2022. read more

08 February 2022

Access Innovations Launches Data Harmony Hub for Automated Content Classification and Semantic Metadata Enrichment

Today Access Innovations, Inc. announced the launch of Data Harmony Hub™, a cloud-based platform that provides fully automated content tagging using expertly curated taxonomies. read more

08 February 2022

Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT) Formalized as ANSI-NISO Standard

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) today announces its publication of the Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT) as an ANSI/NISO standard, Z39.104-2022. read more

08 February 2022

DPC and Jisc Launch Survey on Cost of data loss

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and Jisc are asking organisations and individuals to anonymously share key information about the costs relating to data loss, in a new call for case studies which launches today and runs until Wednesday 27t... read more

02 February 2022

ALPSP appoints Astrid Engelen-Visser as Alert & Policy Bulletin Editor

She succeeds Pippa Smart who stays on as Editor-in-Chief of Learned Publishing. The monthly Alert and quarterly Policy Bulletin are offered to ALPSP members and provide updates on industry news and developments. read more

25 January 2022

Frontiers for Young Minds to Connect Schoolchildren to Scientists in a Live Peer Review at Dubai Expo

Dubai Expo to see young scientific minds review real research, live on stage!  This year, the World Expo in Dubai has been bridging governments, companies, international organizations and citizens through the theme of "Connecting Minds, Crea... read more

20 January 2022

Learned Publishing – January 2022 issue is now available

Learned Publishing: Volume 35, No. 1, January 2022 ALPSP members: Login to access the latest version online  This year’s themed issue ambitiously addresses the topic of research data – specifically, what role scholarly... read more

19 January 2022

New Read & Publish agreement between The Company of Biologists and the Council of Australian University Librarians

The Company of Biologists is delighted to announce a new three-year Read & Publish Open Access agreement with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL).  The agreement commenced on 1 January 2022 and CAUL-member institu... read more

18 January 2022

Update on UK IPO AI TDM Consultation

The UK government has just announced that it will be retaining the current laws on exhaustion of intellectual property rights at this time, due to a lack of evidence supporting a change to alternative models... read more

12 January 2022

AUPresses Receives NEH Grant to Study Impact of Open Access on Print Sales

The Association of University Presses (AUPresses) has been awarded a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study the effect of open digital editions on the sales of print monographs. The Level... read more