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28/05/2014

Committees

Meet the ALPSP members who serve as volunteers on our committees

28/05/2014

ALPSP Team

Get in touch with the ALPSP team with any queries

28/05/2014

AGM & Elections

Find out how the ALPSP is governed including information on the annual general meeting and elections.

19/07/2016

AGM Content

Minutes of the latest ALPSP AGM and Memorandum of Association and Articles

28/05/2014

Member Benefits

Benefits of ALPSP membership for scholarly publishers and those that work with them.

28/05/2014

Membership

Information about ALPSP membership: helping to connect, inform, develop and represent scholarly publishers worldwide.

28/05/2014

How to Join

There are two groups of members within the Association. All are fully entitled to take part in the activities of the Association, although only the representatives of Full Members are entitled to be elected to Council and to vote.

22/01/2015

Council

ALPSP’s Council comprises the Directors, Ex-officio drawn from Chairs of Committees and Co-opted members. They have a range of skills and experience and provide strategic direction for the Secretariat while keeping member matters at the heart of what we...

01/12/2008

When a Society Journal Changes Publisher

When a society journal moves from one publisher to another, a number of points need to be taken into account to ensure a smooth handover. Planning should commence as far ahead of the actual transfer as possible, to minimise disruption to subscribers. From the perspective of ALPSP members, the key...

28/05/2014

Industry Knowledge

Helping you to develop your publishing career with job posts, training, courses and events

29/06/2016

ALPSP Awards

ALPSP Award for Contribution to Scholarly Publishing information and previous winners

08/12/2016

Delta Think Investigations Launches “The Evolving State of Open Access”

Delta Think, a consulting and advisory firm focused on innovation and growth in scholarly communications, has announced the debut of Delta Think Investigations, a set of execution-focused, data-driven analyses of relevant and timely topics in scholarly communications. Investigations will offer...

31/10/2016

ALPSP's Chair Peter Ashman appointed new BMJ CEO

BMJ has announced that Peter Ashman has been appointed as BMJ’s next Chief Executive, effective from 1 January 2017. Peter was chosen from a pool of candidates from both inside and outside the company, and succeeds Tim Brooks who is stepping down after four years as CEO. Peter joined the...

31/10/2016

Lettie Conrad announced as new North American Editor for Learned Publishing

31 October 2016 The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing have announced Lettie Conrad as the new North American Editor of Learned Publishing journal. Audrey McCulloch, Chief Executive of ALPSP said: ‘We are delighted...

Effective Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting.  Overview Technology is changing, new business models are developing and new markets emerging –...

14/09/2016

ALPSP to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Conference in 2017 at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in The Netherlands

14 September 2016 The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has today announced they will host the tenth anniversary of the annual conference at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in Noordwijk, near Amsterdam in The Netherlands.  The three day event will take place...

14/09/2016

ALPSP to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Conference in 2017 at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in The Netherlands

14 September 2016 The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has today announced they will host the tenth anniversary of the annual conference at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in Noordwijk, near Amsterdam in The Netherlands.  The three day event will take place...

19/08/2016

Wiley acquires publishing technology company Atypon

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. yesterday announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atypon, a Silicon Valley-based publishing-software company, for $120 million in cash. Atypon (www.atypon.com) is a technology partner that enables scholarly societies and publishers to deliver, host...

18/08/2016

Wellcome guidelines and requirements

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. As some of you may be aware, there are rumours that the Wellcome Trust is about to release guidelines that it expects publishers to adhere to, in order to receive...

01/08/2016

ALPSP launches online workshop for those new to journals publishing

Blended learning online workshop will help train new entrants to scholarly publishing, wherever they are based. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, UK – 1 August 2016 The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has launched a new blended learning online workshop to...

28/07/2016

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 access article publishing charges for large North...

29/07/2016

ALPSP Learning and Development Toolkit survey results

We are often asked about which training course or seminar is best for developing certain skillsets. We also understand that access to ALPSP training and events can be difficult due to the location, travel costs or time out of the office, and this stops members from taking part. Earlier this...

17/11/2015

Exhibitions

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

09/05/2016

Deni Auclair joins Delta Think as CFO and Senior Analyst

Delta Think, a business and technology consulting firm focused on innovation and growth in scholarly publishing and association management, has announced the appointment of Deni Auclair as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Analyst. In her role as CFO, Ms. Auclair will support Delta...

08/11/2015

Council Papers

ALPSP Council members can download meeting papers on this page.

04/04/2004

Managing the Editorial Office

Whether it’s one assistant working with a journal editor in an academic department or a team of staff looking after a list of journals within the Secretariat of a Professional body, the editorial office is at the very heart of the publication process. Since each journal will have its own...

21/04/2002

Journal Title Changes

This article provides a brief guide to the issues a publisher should consider when thinking about changing a journal title. It was first published in April 2002 written by Sally Morris and Pippa Smart.

09/02/2002

The Society-Publisher Contract

Many major journals are owned by Learned Societies. They may publish themselves, or they may licence another society or a commercial publisher to publish on their behalf. Therefore, contracts between Societies & Publishers are very important. This articles provides an outline of the Key points...

26/08/2014

Licensing in China

The People’s Republic of China is a remote country with a vast population, but one which has progressed by leaps and bounds after a period divorced from contact with the west. How can UK academic publishers and learned societies tap into the market and are there pitfalls for the...

18/11/2015

Welcome to your new ALPSP website

We are pleased to announce the redesigned ALPSP website is now live. If you experience problems logging in or booking on an event, email events@alpsp.org. The ALPSP team is on standby to help. Contact details are available on the ALPSP Team page.

18/11/2015

IPEM and IOP extend partnership to create book programme

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and IOP Publishing (IOP) joint press release For immediate release – 6 November 2015 The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have been journal-publishing partners for more than 40...

01/04/2004

What do societies do with their publishing surpluses? ALPSP and Blackwell Survey 2004

In view of the current debates about publishing and the possible impact of open access, ALPSP and Blackwell Publishing felt that there was a need to focus on the special role of learned society and professional association publishers,whether they do all their own publishing or contract with a...