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03/11/2015

ALPSP Awards

Information about ALPSP Awards, our annual programme that recognises excellence and innovation in scholarly publishing.

05/04/2016

ALPSP Awards Past Winners

Details of the winners of the ALPSP Awards from past years

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...

Introduction to Journals Marketing - Virtual classroom - 23 & 24 September - FULLY BOOKED

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out when this course is running next. It is available as a virtual in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. This course is now fully booked. Please...

Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers - Virtual classroom

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out when this course is running next. It is available as a virtual in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. This training will be delivered in...

Introduction to Journals Marketing - Virtual Classroom

Event (multiple dates) - This course may run again in 2020. To register your interest please email melissa.marshall@alpsp.org  30 April, Online at 8:00-13:00 EDT (New York), 13:00-18:00 BST (UK), 14:00-19:00 CEST (Central Europe)** Overview An essential introduction to the...

Introduction to Journals Marketing - Virtual Classroom

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 An essential introduction to the changing and challenging role of promoting journals in...

Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out if this course is running in 2020. It is available as an in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. Overview Social media now offers the opportunity to...

Introduction to Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out if this course is running in 2020. It is available as an in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. Overview An essential introduction to the changing...

Effective Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out if this course is running in 2020. It is available as an in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. Overview Technology is changing, new business models...

Selling to Corporate Libraries

Event (multiple dates) - Please note booking has now closed for this webinar, but should you wish to be registered to receive a link to the recording after the event, please email susie.brown@alpsp.org Date and time Wednesday 22 May 2019. Online. 14:30-16:00 BST, 9:30-11:00 EDT...

Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out if this course is running in 2019. It is available as an in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. Overview Social media now offers the opportunity to...

Effective Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out if this course is running in 2019. It is available as an in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. Overview Technology is changing, new business models...

Introduction to Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - Everything clear and concise with more indepth information to take away and read. Really useful and interesting discussions generated. Emma Barnes, Earthscan This course is available as in-house training (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting. If you...

Marketing and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Event (multiple dates) - Rescheduled date and time Tuesday 13 February 2018, Online at 10:00 - 11.00 EDT (New York), 15:00 - 16:00 GMT (UK), 16:00 - 17.00 CEST (Central Europe)*Please note: if you are unable to join the webinar on this date and time, you may register and receive a recording...

How to make Content more Discoverable through SEO

Event (multiple dates) - We are sorry but this event has been cancelled. If you would like to register your interest with this training course please email melissa.marshall@alpsp.org If you are a member and are interested in running this in-house please...

Effective Journals Marketing

Event (multiple dates) - Great to be able to suggest topics in advance which were heeded. Comprehensive slides and info packs with excellent break-out sessions. Mike Hallworth, Wiley-Blackwell Please contact Melissa Marshall to find out if this course is running in 2018. If you...

Introduction to Journals Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - A fantastic course, whether you are new to publishing or have been working a few years - excellent and thorough. Fran Lee, BMJ This course will be running in 2018. Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org for dates. If you are interested in running this as an...

NEW Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers

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 Social media now offers the opportunity to reach huge audiences around the globe, but how can...

How to Make Content More Discoverable Through SEO

Event (multiple dates) - Overview If you’re in marketing or editorial and writing copy for your website, what can you do to help readers to find your products? You need to understand how to make search optimization work for you. This course focuses on the practical things you can do...

Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview Projects are vital to all publishing organizations to move forward and implement change. Everyone gets involved in them. They may involve developing new products, new processes and systems, adopting new technologies, reaching new markets, acquiring new business...

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 –...

NEW Introduction to Journals Publishing 1: An international primer

Event (multiple dates) - This blended workshop is now full, however, Part Two is available to book on 24 April 2017 Date and time Thursday 17 November 2016, online at 3:00 - 4:30pm (UK), 7:00-8.30am (West Coast US), 10:00-11:30am (East Coast US), 4:00-5:30pm...

14/10/2016

123Library announces new partnership with Pavilion Publishing to distribute e-books

123Library ​announced this week a new partnership with Pavilion Publishing, for the distribution of Pavilion's e-books on the internet using 123Library's CloudPublish technology​ The CloudPublish service allows publishers to pick from a range of technical tools offered by...

14/10/2016

Eurospan appoints Ken Rhodes as Managing Director

Eurospan has announced they have appointed Ken Rhodes, formerly of NBN International and Bloomsbury, as Managing Director.  Read more in The Bookseller article. 

Understanding eJournal Technology

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course will provide an insight into the technologies behind eJournal delivery. Technology has removed the barriers between production, editorial, marketing, sales, customer services and most importantly – the customers. The course will be...

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...

13/05/2016

Changes in EU Data Protection Laws – the wait is over!

Sarah Fricker, Institute of Physics On 14 April, the (the “GDPR”) passed final approval in the European Parliament. For four long years, we have been waiting for this law which is designed to harmonise levels of data protection in all 28 EU member states. It is also intended to make...

10/08/2016

EU Competiveness Council conclusions

Gemma Hersh, Elsevier This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. The EU Council of Competitiveness Ministers, under the Dutch Presidency of the EU, has adopted conclusions “on the transition towards an open science...

10/08/2016

Data Protection Privacy Shield

Sarah Fricker, Institute of Physics   This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. Since the October 2015 decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), that the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework as a means for...

08/08/2016

Brexit and the GDPR – what now?

Shireen Peermohamed, Harbottle & Lewis This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. Until the recent referendum outcome, all UK businesses that process personal data, including the majority of the publishing industry, were...

27/05/2016

Consumer Rights Act 2015

Sarah Fricker, IOP This article features in the ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016 The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (the “Act”) came into force in the UK on 1 October 2015. It requires businesses which provide goods and services to consumers to give certain types of information....

16/05/2016

European Union – Digital Single Market

Duncan Campbell, Wiley Given everything that has been going on in Brussels over the past few weeks, it’s good to see things returning to normal. Even the tube stations have all re-opened. As far as the Digital Single Market is concerned, the copyright piece (which is likely to be of...

11/05/2016

EU-US Privacy Shield

Shireen Peermohamed, Harbottle & Lewis In February this year, the European Commission (Commission) announced that agreement had been reached with the US on the terms of a new framework for transatlantic data transfers named the ‘EU-US Privacy Shield’ (the Privacy Shield). The...

The Marketing Team of the Future: Developing the resources you need to succeed

Event (multiple dates) - BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW CLOSED Date and Time Thursday 23 June 2016, online at 11:00 - 12:30 EDT (New York) / 16:00 - 17:30 BST (London) / 17:00-18:30 CEST (Europe)* *Please note: if you are unable to join the webinar on this date and time, you may...

**CANCELLED** Business Development Workshop: Scoping new markets

Event (multiple dates) - Has given clarity and structure to what can be a challenging process! Excellent and logical flow, exercises worked well. Rob Edwards, Emerald Group Publishing Overview The aim of this workshop is to guide management and business development staff through the required...

05/01/2005

RSS: A New Marketing and Delivery Tool for Journal Publishers

It’s not often that publishers can take advantage of the latest technology without a hefty investment in hardware or software. But in the case of RSS, the technology behind newsfeeds and blogging, information disseminators have a powerful content delivery and marketing tool that costs relatively...

07/06/2004

Enabling Google to Index your Full Text

Many publishers are beginning to see the benefits of allowing Google to index their full text; usage figures can increase dramatically, and so can pay-per-view sales to non- subscribers. This article provides guidelines for setting up full text indexing for Google crawlers, while preserving your...

06/06/2004

Metadata: An Essential Web Writing Skill

Metadata is one of the most misunderstood aspects of content management and website design. Editors and writers tend to look at it as a technical issue. Technical people look for a software solution. Both are wrong. Metadata is a fundamental skill that web writers and editors must...

07/07/2002

Maximising Website Visibility

When creating a website, an obvious goal is to get people to visit it, and to return on a regular basis. In order to do this successfully it is necessary to take three things into account – your audience, your content and how to get a good relevance ranking with search engines. If you can get all...

10/03/2002

Licensing E-book Rights

There are many ways for a publisher to take advantage of its book titles electronically. As with journals, a publisher may wish simply to host its books on its own website, or it may choose to make its books available more widely by licensing its content to aggregators. These third party hosting...

10/01/2002

Licensing Journal Electronic Rights to Aggregators

Publishers have numerous and varied routes for disseminating their journal content electronically. A publisher may wish to host its material just on its own server, or it may choose to make its material available more widely by making arrangements with other hosting organisations. These third...

25/11/2001

Licensing Business Models for eJournals

A potentially unlimited number of models could be used to price electronic licences – however, in practice the number of variables is limited. This advice note provides an overview of the key licensing business models for eJournals. It was written by Sally Morris in November 2001.

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...

09/04/2015

High Value Content: Big Data Meets Mega Text

Roy Kaufman, Managing Director of New Ventures at Copyright Clearance Center explains how. Big data may be making headlines, but numbers don’t always tell the whole story.  Experts estimate that at least 80% of all data in any organization—not to mention in the World Wide Web...

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

ALPSP welcomes Eurospan to membership

20 October 2015: We are delighted to welcome Eurospan Ltd as an Associate member of ALPSP. Eurospan are known to many of our members already as they provide marketing, sales and distribution agency for publishers from North America, Africa and Asia-Pacific.  Further information can be...

03/01/2000

Careers in Journal Publishing 2000

Journals are an interesting and satisfying area of publishing in which to make your career. This is a lively and fact-packed guide for those who are making career decisions or who are just about to embark on a career, and for people who want to develop their career further. It covers: Why...