ALPSP Awards

ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2018

The Finalists

The judges have announced the shortlist for this year's awards. You may download the press release here.

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The finalists will be showcased at the ALPSP Conference and the winners announced at the Awards Dinner on Thursday 13 September. The ALPSP Awards recognise and celebrate the best innovators in our industry at a time when scholarly publishing is changing rapidly.

We received more than 40 submissions for this year's Awards for Innovation in Publishing - read more on our conference website here .

The ALPSP awards are open to any new development, product, service, launch or project which is both innovative and of significant value to scholarly communication. The winners must demonstrate excellence in terms of originality and innovation, significance and value to the community, utility and long-term viability.

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Panel of judges

David SommerProduct Director & Co-founder, Kudos (Chair)
Andrew BarkerAssociate Director, Library Services, Liverpool John Moores University
Kivmars BowlingPublications Director, SIAM
Astrid EngelenBusiness Strategist, IOS Press
Lorraine EstelleProject Director, COUNTER
Richard GedyeDirector of Outreach Programmes, STM
Pam HarleySenior Consultant, Clarke & Esposito
Jane HarvellDirector of Library Services and University Librarian, University of Sussex
Robert IannelloSales and Marketing Manager, ARM Education Media 
David SmithHead of Product Solutions, The IET

For further information please contact Lesley Ogg (email; +44 (0)1245 260571)

The 2018 ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing are sponsored by 

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