Conference Sponsors

ALPSP is grateful for the generous support of all our conference sponsors.  If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities for 2017, please contact Sabia Morrison

2016 Conference Sponsors

Gold+ sponsor

PLS logoThe Publishers Licensing Society Limited (PLS) provides rights management services to the publishing industry and oversees collective licensing in the UK for book, journal, magazine and website copying. Together with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, we own and direct the Copyright Licensing Agency. We also work in partnership with NLA media access. We provide a range of rights management services and initiatives, including:  

  • PLSe - our free online rights management service for publishers signed up to PLS
  • PLSclear - our permissions clearance tool
  • Access to Research - UK initiative providing access to academic research to public library users
  • We also actively respond to Government consultations about copyright. 

Welcome Reception sponsor

CCC Logo-300dpiCopyright Clearance Center (CCC), and its subsidiary RightsDirect are global leaders in content workflow and rights licensing technology. CCC solutions provide anytime, anywhere content access, usage rights and information management while promoting and protecting the interests of copyright holders. We serve more than 35,000 customers and 15,000 copyright holders worldwide, and manage more than 950 million rights from the world’s most sought-after journals, books, blogs, movies and more. Since 2008, CCC has been named one of the top 100 companies that matter most in the digital content industry by EContent Magazine.

Awards sponsor

MPS Limited colour logoMPS Limited is a leading provider of platforms and services for content development, production, and distribution. Over the 46 years of its dominant presence, MPS has established itself as a global leader in this space, collaborating with the world’s leading publishers, platforms, and digital learning companies. Operating from multiple locations in India and the USA, MPS offers services across the author-to-reader value chain, with proficiency in integrating subject matter expertise with digital learning. For more information, visit us at

Wi-Fi sponsor

aries systems logo 4c (640x321)Aries Systems transforms the way scholarly publishers bring high-value content to the world. The company’s innovative and forward-looking workflow solutions manage the complexities of modern print and electronic publishing—from submission, to editorial management and peer review, and to production tracking and publishing channel distribution. Thousands of publications and hundreds of scholarly societies partner with Aries Systems to streamline and improve the publication of their important journals, books, proposals, and conference proceedings. As the publishing environment evolves, Aries Systems is committed to delivering solutions that help publishers and scholars enhance the discovery and dissemination of human knowledge. Publish faster, publish smarter, with Aries Systems.

Silver sponsors

Access Innovations logoAccess Innovations, Inc. is the pioneer and industry leader in helping clients fully leverage their content and information assets by making them easily and automatically findable. Our clients save time and money with increased sales through better utilization of their content and expanded research and development by efficiently organizing their information. Our patented, award-winning software, Data Harmony, combined with our technical expertise, create optimized information discovery systems on time and on budget. We value solving your complex information asset challenges.

ATYPON Logo cyan-2Atypon develops software essential to the business of online publishing. It is home to more journals, content, and websites than any other technology company. Literatum, its online publishing platform, puts publishers in direct control of the management, marketing, and sale of their online publications. Literatum websites attract and engage users by delivering targeted content and personalized user experiences. Atypon customers include Elsevier, the American Chemical Society, and SAGE. Founded in 1996, Atypon is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices in New York and Europe.

HBKU Press logoHBKU Press publishes fiction and non-fiction titles in English and Arabic for adults and for children. The Press publishes academic books, conference proceedings, and peer reviewed journals. is a multidisciplinary online journals portal publishing academic and scientific research, peer-reviewed to the highest standards. adopts the open access publishing model and hosts scholarly journals, conference proceedings and ebooks. QScience also works with to provide a clear picture of the online interest in an article from a variety of online and offline sources.

RedLink LogoRedLink provides a simple, intuitive and user friendly interface to visualize data.  RedLink’s Publisher Dashboard enables publishers to stay on top of their customers' needs, proactively deal with risks, easily spot opportunities, and grow their business, while the Librarian Dashboard enables librarians to easily get a complete overview of usage and turn-away data across publishers and find the best content. RedLink Network is the cornerstone of RedLink’s new and ambitious push to solve some of the vexing issues being faced by both the publishers and librarians by streamlining communication. For more information about RedLink, please visit:     

SAGE Publishing Logo Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 900 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne. 

Logo Science AlertScience Alert is a leading ePublishing platform in Asia, committed to provide the services to independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to facilitate the digital dissemination of more than 175 journals. Science Alert also offers a complete manuscript submission, tracking, peer review, and publishing system for journal editors.

Bronze sponsors

BMJ logoBMJ advances healthcare worldwide by sharing knowledge and expertise to improve experiences, outcomes and value. Along with our world renowned flagship title, The BMJ, we also offer over sixty specialty journals and a world-leading collection of digital professional development resources. Our unique digital tools help healthcare professionals support their decisions, interpret clinical data and improve the quality of healthcare delivery.

DSLOGO POS RGBDataSalon are the experts in customer insight for publishers. We clean and connect all of your data into a single customer view for every individual and institution (combining subscriptions, authors, usage, and more). We pride ourselves on excellent service, and our cloud-based product MasterVision is fast, flexible, and backed by first-class support. Publishers such as T&F, AMA, IOPP, OUP and RSC all rely on MasterVision to help drive new sales, inform future strategy, and provide accurate insight to the whole organisation.

PODW logo frame WEBPrintondemand-Worldwide is an award winning, high quality, affordable digital mono and colour single copy (POD) and short run book and journal printer serving the academic book and journal market. Our Journal Vault service allows publishers to manage journal production, subscriptions, back orders and claims via an easy 24/7 online service. In addition, we offer a global print and distribute print on demand model via our UK plant and alliance printers in the USA. We also offer a retail POD model for mono and colour publications and can make your title available for sale via our expanding worldwide network of re-sell channels including our own direct to consumer platform The Great British Bookshop. We offer e book conversion and one of the most comprehensive and competitive multiple e resell channels in the market today with relationships with thousands of retailers and libraries worldwide.

Silverchair logoAt Silverchair, we collaborate with STM information creators and publishers to propel their content to greater reach, impact, and utility through integrated and personalized knowledge products and services of the future. Our unique combination of comprehensive services and natively semantic architecture enables flexible and fast product development—allowing our clients to be more agile in meeting the converging education, reference, and research needs of their audiences. To learn more about how we help our clients achieve truly transformative product development, visit

Turpin logoTurpin offers a 360° service delivering global fulfilment solutions to the academic, scholarly and professional publishing industry. We can accommodate various business models and pricing policies for print and digital books, journals and online content enabling publishers to retain full control of their products as well as providing access 24/7 to our suite of online web reports. Turpin Digital provides access to a global network of more than 1,000 eBook retail channels across 122 countries.

Coffee Breaks sponsor

Semantico logoSemantico is an innovative and market-leading digital publishing solutions company. To help publishers protect and grow the value of their content assets online, Semantico provides a range of services and technologies, including consultancy, publishing platform design and build, ebook reader development, digital marketing, access management, support and hosting. Semantico works with many of the world’s leading publishers and information providers including Wiley, BRILL and McGraw-Hill Professional across the STM, HSS, professional and education sectors in the UK, Europe and US.