Reports & Publications

ALPSP carries out occasional research studies on topics relevant to learned and professional publishing, to improve understanding by and of publishers. These reports and publications are available online free of charge to ALPSP Members. Login to access and download any of the reports.

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ALPSP is a founding member of the Publishing Research Consortium (PRC), a group of trade bodies and individual publishers, which supports global research into scholarly communication in order to provide unbiased data and objective analysis. Published reports are available free to download on the PRC website.

Thursday 13 October 2016

ALPSP publishes special issue of Learned Publishing focusing on university presses

12 October 2016 The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has today announced the publication of a special open access issue of their journal Learned Publishing. The University Press Redux comprises articles arising... read more

Thursday 28 July 2016

Pay it Forward - a sustainable model of open access APCs report now available

We’re pleased to announce the availability of the final report of the Pay It Forward project, a joint research effort of the University of California at Davis and the California Digital Library to investigate a sustainable model of open acce... read more

Monday 02 September 2013

Scholarly Journals Publishing Practice. Academic journal publishers' policies and practices in online publishing. Fourth survey 2013

This international survey, the fourth in this research series from ALPSP, was undertaken to establish current scholarly publishing practices and assess changes in practice and policy across the industry read more

Monday 03 October 2011

E-Book Strategies. The essential ALPSP guide on how to develop your e-book offer 2011

In a series of case studies, Linda Bennett provides insights into the challenges, achievable successes and potential pitfalls when creating and selling electronic publications, with particular reference to e-books. read more

Thursday 18 March 2010

Scholarly Book Publishing Practice: First Survey 2009

This is the first ALPSP survey undertaken to establish current practices in scholarly book and e-book publishing, to provide detailed analysis and statistics in this rapidly changing market. read more