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26/08/2016

ALPSP member briefing on the EU VAT consultation

Background Under current EU VAT rules, electronic publications must be taxed at the national standard rate, while for printed publications Member States are allowed to apply reduced or even super-reduced and zero VAT rates. The European Commission is now considering reforming these rules; in...

01/06/2016

OA to Research Publications – Independent Advice to UK Minister of State for Universities and Science

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in the ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016 In July 2015, the relatively new Minster of State for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson, requested advice on the UK’s open access to research policy. Advice was specifically requested around...

31/05/2016

OA in the UK and hybrid journals– a thought piece and a blog

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in the ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016 Two articles of note have been published by funders and institutional representative bodies. The first is Academic journal markets, their limitations, and the consequences for a transition to OA: a...

29/04/2016

ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016

The latest issue of the quarterly ALPSP Policy Bulletin is now available to all members and is packed with fascinating articles looking at current issues in the scholarly publishing world. Contents include: EU to Consider Open Access and Science Conclusions in May 2016 EU-US Privacy...

17/11/2015

Exhibitions

ALPSP attends a number of industry exhibitions. You can find details of forthcoming events here.

10/05/2016

2016 International Publishing Summer School in Oxford – 10% discount for ALPSP members

This prestigious two week course, run by ALPSP member the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies (OICPS) at Oxford Brookes University will be held on 4-15 July 2016. The course provides delegates with an immersive experience with a series of lectures and seminars from leading industry...

Standing on the Digits of Giants: Research data, preservation and innovation

Event (multiple dates) - BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW CLOSED Chair: Dr William Kilbride FSA, Executive Director, The Digital Preservation Coalition  Venue: Arundel House, 13-15 Arundel Street, Temple Place, London WC2R 3DX (map) Overview Access is not a one time event, it’s...

09/05/2016

Printondemand-Worldwide have announced an international partnership with Bookmasters and Baker & Taylor

Printondemand-Worldwide recently announced an international partnership with Baker & Taylor and Bookmasters for print on demand and distribution to their publishers. The arrangement expands print locations to the US and UK respectively, bringing high quality digital printing to a second...

09/05/2016

Taylor & Francis Group has launched TandFChina.com an online hub for Chinese customers and partners

Taylor & Francis’ has launched TandFChina.com, its online hub for the scholarly community in China. It offers key resources for authors, researchers, journal editors, research librarians and learned societies in Mandarin, as well as being a gateway to all Taylor & Francis content...

18/03/2016

HighWire Press Opens New European Office

HighWire Press, Inc., the publishing technology platform provider for scholarly publishers and societies, has announced it will open a new office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, adding 74 full time employees over a three-year period. The announcement was made at a meeting with Northern Ireland's...