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05/04/2016

ALPSP Awards Past Winners

Details of the winners of the ALPSP Awards from past years

The Book Publisher’s Guide to the Galaxy: A discussion of different approaches to marketing, selling and distributing books worldwide

Event (multiple dates) - Booking for this event has now closed Date and time Thursday 22 September 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...

18/09/2018

UUK OA Monographs - Publisher Survey

Research England, AHRC and BA have commissioned a survey, the results of which will inform future policy decisions on OA and academic books.

14/05/2018

Anti-Double Dipping Alliance for transparency in Open Access book publishing formed

The group has been initiated by Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for sustainable Open Access (OA) funding models, and aims at avoiding unwanted acquisition of book titles through different systems.

2018 Academic Book Week

Event (multiple dates) - A celebration of the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books - details

09/03/2018

Open Access Monographs in the REF

Benedict Page of the Bookseller interviewed Steven Hill, head of research policy at HEFCE, about the direction of travel for monographs.

23/02/2018

New Edition of ISBN Standard is published

ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is probably one of the best known standards in the world. The fifth and latest edition of the ISBN Standard (ISO 2108) has now been published by ISO (International Organization for Standardization).

09/11/2017

The OA Effect: new report

Springer Nature published a white paper The OA effect: How does open access affect the usage of scholarly books? on 7 November 2017.

03/11/2017

Exploring Usage of Open Access Books Via the JSTOR Platform

This report by Lucy Montgomery, Neil Saunders, Frances Pinter & Alkim Ozaygen is the outcome of research commissioned and funded by four university presses.

06/07/2017

Knowledge Unlatched announces expansion into STEM in 2018

Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is happy to announce its move into the STEM publishing market