About Learned Publishing

Editor in Chief: Pippa Smart
North American Editor: Judy Luther

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

The journal is published quarterly in January/April/July/October; ISSN 0953-1513 (Print), 1741-4857 (Online); it is the successor to the Bulletin of ALPSP, founded 1977, ISSN 0260-9428.

Learned Publishing is a major international journal, packed with the latest ideas and informed opinion to help you maximise new opportunities. The journal publishes 6-7 informed, topical articles in each issue plus reports on major initiatives and developments in the industry from around the world. Editorials, peer-reviewed research and other articles, personal views and book reviews cover all the major issues facing the world of academic publishing today.

Its readers are not-for-profit and commercial publishers worldwide and members of other professions involved with scholarly publishing - librarians, academic authors and teachers, and subscription agents - as well as printers and other suppliers of services to book and journal publishers.

Learned Publishing is abstracted in ASLIB Current Awareness, European Science Editing, Library and Information Science Abstracts and Sociological Abstracts; fully covered in Current Contents/Social and Behavioural Science and the Institute for Scientific Information's Social SciSearch online database and Research Alert current awareness service; contents list indexed in the British Library Document Supply Centre's 'Inside Information' database.

Since January 2008 articles in Learned Publishing have been made freely available 12 months after their first publication.