ALPSP Alert

ALPSP Alert is the free member-only monthly news digest. It contains a summary of important developments in the world of publishing and scholarly communications, as well as updates on ALPSP activities. Members should login to access the current and previous newsletters. 

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Wednesday 07 December 2016

ALPSP Alert No 235 - December 2016

Lots of news this month - look out for Crossref's preprint registration, ARL's report on how US libraries manage APCs and how Ringgold's ISNI registration should help with this: lots of ORCiD news, and new products and initiatives including severa... read more

Monday 31 October 2016

ALPSP Alert No 234 - November 2016

This month includes some highlights from OA week, news of the newly announced RCUK funding, a new North American editor for Learned Publishing and we've published our special issue on university publishing, news that most data is already available... read more

Monday 10 October 2016

ALPSP Alert No 233 - October 2016

Issues covered this month include: the ALPSP guide to Brexit, Wellcome publisher requirements, EBSCO price projections, NISO recommended altmetrics practice, Thomson changes its name to Clarivate Analytics, Inspec to include ArXiv content, EPUB 3.... read more

Monday 05 September 2016

ALPSP Alert No 232 - September 2016

In this month’s alert there is news about OpenAIRE’s prepayment for APCs, the EU VAT consultation and reports on journal flipping and APCs. Read analyses of the top 52 global publishers and about new initiatives to streamline submission and improv... read more

Friday 05 August 2016

ALPSP Alert No 231 - August 2016

This month includes articles on ArXiv's new vision, Google's 2016 scholar metrics, PMC's Relative Citation Ration, SocArXiv launch, Grown of CC BY articles, global peer review findings, and more ... read more

I always enjoy reading the Alert - it's my equivalent to the Times Higher Education Supplement - but for the publishing world!

Sally Hardy, Chief Executive, Regional Studies Association