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.

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

Thursday 01 October 2009

Survey of Librarians: Responding to the credit crunch - what now for librarians and libraries? 2009

Against the backdrop of the global economic downturn that began in the second half of 2008, and the impact that this had on public finances and on the volatility of the world's major currencies, ALPSP undertook a survey of librarians in mid-2009 t... read more

Friday 31 October 2008

Scholarly Publishing Practice 3 2008

This is the third in a series of ALPSP surveys undertaken to establish current scholarly publishing practices, designed to track changes in policy and practice since 2000, as online publishing has matured. The survey was conducted of 400 journal p... read more