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10/08/2021

The International ISNI Information Day 2021

On 1 September 2021, the ISNI International Agency will be holding its first-ever international event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI).

Understanding Copyright - Virtual classroom - 11 & 12 November

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 a virtual...

Understanding Copyright Online Training

Event (multiple dates) - Booking has now closed. Please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org if you have any questions. Time Online, (CEST 3.30pm-5.00pm, EDT 9.30am-11.00am, BST 2.30pm-4.00pm). Overview This online course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and...

Understanding Copyright Online

Event (multiple dates) - Online Training Time Online, (CET 3.30pm-5.00pm, EST 9.30am-11.00am, GMT 2.30pm-4.00pm). Overview This online course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal publishing...

Understanding Copyright

Event (multiple dates) - This was an excellent course; a dynamic, whistlestop tour but thoroughly enjoyable! I’d highly recommend this to anyone in the industry. Pippa’s fantastic!” Angela Bianchi, SAGE Publishing This course has been converted to online training for...

03/05/2018

New Jisc model licence

Jisc is rolling out the new Jisc model licence in agreements with publishers in 2018. Find out what has changed.

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).

29/11/2017

Publishers: Important changes in the processing of ISSN requests

From January 2018, the ISSN International Centre is offering a new ISSN Extranet. There will be a new ISSN Portal Interface.

Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success

Event (multiple dates) - Probably one of the most useful courses I have done - excellent! I started off with almost no ideas for journal development and now I feel confident I can come up with an action plan. Susan Molony, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists This course will be...

01/08/2017

ALPSP welcomes Hypothesis as Associate members

Hypothesis is a San Francisco-based, non-profit software company focused on enabling humans to reason more effectively together through a shared, collaborative discussion layer over all knowledge.

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...

08/06/2017

COUNTER - Release 5 Code of Practice

Find out more about Release 5 by registering for the webinar on 15 June

FULLY REVISED A Marketer's Guide to Data Protection Compliance

Event (multiple dates) - Please contact Melissa Marshall to find out if this course is running in 2018. If you are interested in running this in-house contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org - this option is available to ALPSP members only. Overview The effective use of personal data...

Introduction to People Management for Publishing

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 The first step in people management is often reported as the most challenging. This course...

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...

Introduction to Journals Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This is an essential introductory course covering all aspects of journals publishing for those who are at the beginning of their careers. It covers everything from peer review to online delivery, and provides delegates with a clear understanding of how all the...

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

31/10/2015

ALPSP Alert 189 - February 2013

This issue of Alert includes news about book citation index growth, COPE guidelines on peer review ethics, JISC Open Citations and NFAIS / NISO code of practice for supplementary materials. There are updates on ebook lending, mathematical open access, PubReader for PMC and the Open Library of...

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...

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.

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.

24/10/2005

Facts About Open Access 2005

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

01/01/2007

China and its Impact on Publishing Developments 2007

ALPSP Future Watch Committee White Paper 2

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.