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ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2015 - the finalists
2 July 2015: The finalists of this year's ALPSP Awards have been announced

SHERPA/FACT – more than 95% accurate
2 July 2015: Despite publisher concerns about the accuracy of information held on Sherpa/FACT (the Funders and Authors Compliance Tool), a recent study has found it to be more than 95% accurate, when checking publisher policies against funder mandates for open access.

ALPSP Learned Publishing
29 June 2015: July 2015 issue out now

ALPSP at the London Book Fair, 12-14 April 2016
25 June 2015: Exhibit with ALPSP at the London Book Fair in 2016

Submission deadline for ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing extended to 19 June 2015
12 June 2015: Due to popular demand, the deadline for submissions to the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing has now been extended to 5pm BST on Friday 19 June.

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