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Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact Online Training

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. Overview Metrics and impact measurement have...

Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact

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 Metrics and impact measurement have become...

28/05/2014

Industry Knowledge

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

The Metadata Power Hour - RECORDING AVAILABLE

Event (multiple dates) - THIS WEBINAR IS FREE TO ATTEND  Click here to access the recordingLearn about the expanding opportunities to leverage scholarly metadata to deliver quickly on changing market needs. The intersection of publishing and metadata has never...

Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact - NEW Online Training

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org to find out if this online training is running in 2020. It is available as an in-house event to ALPSP members. Please contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org for details. Overview Metrics and impact measurement...

01/07/2019

SPA-OPS Project update

Alicia Wise and Lorraine Estelle of Information Power provide an update from the first phase of this project in a piece for the LSE Impact Blog 'Learned Societies, the key to realising an open access future?'

26/02/2019

Kudos launches new share channel comparator for publishers

Kudos launches new share channel comparator for publishers, revealing which sharing services and platforms are most used by researchers, and which are most effective.

27/04/2018

Increasing Openness in Qualitative Research With QDR and Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press has partnered with the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) and Hypothesis to pioneer a new approach to making qualitative and multi-method research more transparent: Annotation for Transparent Inquiry (ATI).

05/07/2017

More that unites us? Publishers Associations collaborate on Diversity

Audrey McCulloch reports in Research Information on the positive and enthusiastic discussions in Boston.

21/03/2018

Silverchair Releases Text and Data Mining Interface Optimized for Machine Learning and AI

The new interface enables the purchase and download of highly granular, normalized JSON metadata and full-text content packages, saving data scientists time and effort in assembling and preparing content for their research and commercial projects.

30/11/2017

GDPR - Six months to go!

With exactly six months to go until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, it's a good time to review where you are in the process of preparing to meet your obligations under the new legislation.

10/10/2017

Organization Identifier Open Registry update

The working group has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit comment and interest from the broader research community in developing the Registry. Replies requested by 15 November.

International Digital Preservation Day

Event (multiple dates) - Organised by the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and supported by the Open Preservation Foundation (ICPSR) Further information

Webinar for COUNTER Release 5 Implementers

Event (multiple dates) - COUNTER is running a webinar for content providers implementing Release 5. The Webinar will take place Tuesday 26 September, 15:00BST, 10:00EDT, 16:00CEST. The webinar will be led by Paul Needham who is a member of the COUNTER Technical Sub-Group which developed...

20/01/2015

Open Access Member Update - January 2015

The briefing provides the latest policy developments around the world relating to open access. Updates are included from India, Austria, Portugal, South Africa as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Charity Open Access Fund. A link to the ALPSP/Copyright Clearance Center’s Open Access...

01/11/2015

OECD Databases

Details of access to the OECD Research and Development Databases for ALPSP members

14/10/2016

Wiley responds to winning the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing

Wiley have released their response to winning the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing announced at the recent conference. “We are honored to receive this Innovation in Publishing award for Wiley ChemPlanner. The ChemPlanner team has worked diligently to bring computer-aided synthesis...

Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact

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 Metrics and impact measurement have become an increasingly important part of the scholarly...

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...

PIDapalooza

Event (multiple dates) - Open identifiers deserve their own festival Why build an open identifier infrastructure? So that anyone can use it to create cool tools and services for the research community. PIDapalooza is a two-day Persistent Identifier festival, happening for the first time this...

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...

22/08/2016

What do researchers think of TDM?

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. One of the reasons given for the demand for changes to copyright legislation, which will supposedly facilitate text and data mining, is the huge demand in...

25/08/2016

Cancer Moonshot

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. Launched by Joe Biden (US Vice President) and the US Department of Commerce’s US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on 29 June 2016, the Cancer Moonshot...

15/08/2016

OA in Norway

Gemma Hersh, Elsevier This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. Guidelines have been published recommending a direction of travel for open access in Norway. These guidelines were drafted by a working group, chaired by Torkel...

11/08/2016

France Internet Bill

Gemma Hersh, Elsevier This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. A Joint Committee has approved the Internet Bill in France, which includes language on open access and on text and data mining. The proposed legislation has already...

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...

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...

29/05/2016

US funder public access plans

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in the ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 2: April 2016 For those of you trying to keep track of US Funding Agency public access plans, CHORUS has gathered together a useful resource, which provides an at a glance comparison of requirements. It can be...

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...

09/05/2016

EU to Consider Open Access and Science Conclusions in May 2016

Andrew Tein, Wiley On 4 and 5 April 2016, the Dutch Presidency conference on Open Science was held in Amsterdam, bringing together government officials, research funders and institutions, publishers and researchers from across Europe. The main outcome from the conference was a Call for Action on...

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...

31/10/2008

Scholarly Publishing Practice 3 2008

This is the third in a series of ALPSP surveys undertaken to establish current scholarly publishing practices, designed to track changes in policy and practice since 2000, as online publishing has matured. The survey was conducted of 400 journal publishers, both commercial and not-for-profit...

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...

28/04/2016

ALPSP welcomes OverStory to membership

We are pleased to welcome OverStory as an associate member of ALPSP.   OverStory designs, builds, supports and consults on integration, content ingestion and delivery systems often within the Scholarly publishing arena.

10/02/2016

Why it's critical to engage - is open data changing the research process?

Mark Thorley discusses the drivers for openness in research and scholarly communication at the ALPSP Seminar on 8 March. #alpspdata

29/01/2016

ALPSP Policy Bulletin Issue 1: January 2016

ALPSP has launched the first in a series of quarterly policy bulletins for its members. Compiled by our Government Affairs and Copyright Sub-Committees, the bulletin will aim to bring members up to date on a range of policy related topics. Future issues will record what’s been happening and...

27/10/2015

ALPSP Alert 188 - January 2013

This issue of ALPSP Alert reported on fake reviewers and fake authors, journal price rises, a new DOI agency in China and the Penguin Apple dispute. There were articles on predatory publishers and Beall's list and open access updates on history journals, the European Commission, Germany and the...

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...

15/04/2015

Member Briefing on Text and Data Mining

Text and data mining is increasingly seen as a useful method of analyzing large volumes of unstructured documents, in order to support innovation and the development of new knowledge, but what does this mean in practice? This briefing on TDM was updated April 2015.

10/08/2014

Text and Data Mining - August 2014

Text and data mining is increasingly seen as a useful method of analyzing large volumes of unstructured documents, in order to support innovation and the development of new knowledge, but what does this mean in practice? This briefing is a follow up to P-D-R meetings on TDM

01/08/2012

Online infringement of copyright and the Digital Economy Act 2010 – Ofcom’s proposal to make by order a code for regulating the Initial Obligations - August 2012

The Digital Economy Act 2010 contained a section aiming to deal with online infringement of copyright. It inserted several paragraphs into the Communications Act 2003, which expand the functions of Ofcom to regulate a procedure to allow copyright owners to issue online infringement notifications...

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...

18/03/2010

Scholarly Book Publishing Practice: First Survey 2009

This is the first ALPSP survey undertaken to establish current practices in scholarly book and e-book publishing, to provide detailed analysis and statistics in this rapidly changing market.

01/04/2007

Peer Review and Manuscript Management in Scientific Journals

This comprehensive yet concise book provides a thorough and complete guide to every aspect of managing the peer review process for scientific journals. Until now, little information has been readily available on how this important facet of the journal publishing process should be conducted...

02/10/2000

Current Practice in Peer Review 2000

A combined ALPSP/EASE survey which aims to give a greater understanding of the peer review process in a variety of disciplines and to provide a set of agreed guidelines.

01/06/2006

Scholarly Publishing Practice 2 2005

This report, carried out by ALPSP, is a second major study of the policies and practices of 400 international academic journal publishers, both not-for-profit and commercial, drawn from the memberships of ALPSP and other major publishing associations.

11/10/2007

Guide to rights and royalties management software 2007

This guide offers an overview of the available rights and royalties software systems. It provides an introduction to rights and royalties and some of the trends in the field and looks at the potential benefits offered by software systems. It presents six publisher case-studies and identifies and...

03/10/2005

Online Submission and Peer Review Systems 2005

A review of currently available systems and the experiences of authors, referees, editors and publishers. This ALPSP report gives an objective account of the current state of play of online peer review systems. It provides a comprehensive overview of all the available online submission systems...

24/10/2005

Facts About Open Access 2005

A study of the financial and non-financial effects of alternative business models for scholarly journals.

31/08/2006

E-Book Platforms and Aggregators 2006

As the number of e-books platforms has proliferated, and as the models which allow access to them grow in variety and complexity, publishers and librarians have become increasingly interested in what exactly is on offer, and what constitute the relative benefits and constraints of the available...

01/04/2008

Author-perceived Quality Characteristics of STM Journals 2008

The aim of this research study is to explore the author-perceived quality characteristics of science, technology and medicine (STM) journals. One of the most, if not the most, important issue today facing scholarly communication is what constitutes quality in the publishing and dissemination of...

03/10/2011

E-Book Strategies. The essential ALPSP guide on how to develop your e-book offer 2011

In a series of case studies, Linda Bennett provides insights into the challenges, achievable successes and potential pitfalls when creating and selling electronic publications, with particular reference to e-books.

02/09/2013

Scholarly Journals Publishing Practice. Academic journal publishers' policies and practices in online publishing. Fourth survey 2013

This international survey, the fourth in this research series from ALPSP, was undertaken to establish current scholarly publishing practices and assess changes in practice and policy across the industry

01/07/2008

Long-Term Preservation 2008

90% of ALPSP publisher members believe long-term preservation to be a critical issue. Some of the findings from the survey that ALPSP carried out to investigate preservation strategies amongst its publisher members.