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05/04/2016

ALPSP Awards Past Winners

Details of the winners of the ALPSP Awards from past years

Project Management for Publishing - Virtual classroom - 23 & 24 November - FULLY BOOKED

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be held virtually in 2021. Dates to be announced soon. This course is now fully booked. Please email melissa.marshall@alpsp.org if you would like to be added to the waiting list. The course will be delivered in two sessions on 23 & 24...

Fundamentals of Finance for Publishers - Virtual classroom - 16 & 17 November - FULLY BOOKED

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be held virtually in 2021. Dates to be announced soon. This course is now fully booked. Please email melissa.marshall@alpsp.org if you would like to be added to the waiting list. The course will be delivered in two sessions on 16 & 17...

Selling in a Crisis: Introduction to sales management in scholarly publishing - Virtual classroom - 21 & 22 Sept

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. Selling to libraries, academics and...

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing - Virtual classroom 19 - 22 October - 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...

03/11/2015

ALPSP Awards

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

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...

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview The focus of the course is to present the core philosophies behind successful Agile project management, brought to life by anecdotes, war stories, publishing case studies and robust discussion on the various techniques. The role of product owner will be briefly...

Introduction to Sales Management in Scholarly Publishing: Selling to libraries, academics and institutions

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 This course will accelerate the learning of...

Fundamentals of Finance for 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 Can you make any sense of the financial...

Project Management for Publishing

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 Projects are vital for all publishing...

Managing and Influencing your Editorial Board

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 One in three meetings are not nearly as...

Introduction to Sales Management in Scholarly Publishing: Selling to libraries, academics and institutions

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 This course will accelerate the learning of...

Project Management for Publishing

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 Projects are vital for all publishing...

Managing and Influencing your Editorial Board

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 One in three meetings are not nearly as...

Disruption, Innovation and Creativity: How to generate and implement new ideas in scholarly publishing

Event (multiple dates) - This course is available as in-house training (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting. If you would like to attend the open course, please register your interest with Melissa Marshall. #alpspcreate Overview The rate of innovation in scholarly...

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview The focus of the course is to present the core philosophies behind successful Agile project management, brought to life by anecdotes, war stories, publishing case studies and robust discussion on the various techniques. The role of product owner will be briefly...

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview The focus of the course is to present the core philosophies behind successful Agile project management, brought to life by anecdotes, war stories, publishing case studies and robust discussion on the various techniques. The role of product owner will be briefly...

Advanced Journal Development: Strategic development for journal managers

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course has been designed as a follow-on from Journal Development 1 which provides participants with a toolbox system for planning the development of their journals. This more advanced course looks at overarching strategies for journal development including...

Project Management for Publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Really great overview of PM skills and methods. Thought this was an excellent course. Both tutors were clearly very knowledgeable and this was great Liz Dunn, Royal Society of Chemistry Please contact Melissa Marshall to find out if this course is running in 2018...

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...

Advanced Journal Development: Strategic development for journal managers

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course has been designed as a follow-on from Journal Development 1 which provides participants with a toolbox system for planning the development of their journals. This more advanced course looks at overarching strategies for journal development including...

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...

15/12/2016

Glasstree Academic Publishing launches publishing platform for Academics, Libraries and Learned Societies

After more than twelve months of author consultation and intense development Glasstree Academic Publishing has launched its global online self-publishing platform. Glasstree’s core aims are to increase publication speed to market, put content owners back in control of their content, offer...

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...

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...

NEW Disruption, Innovation and Creativity: How to generate and implement new ideas in scholarly publishing

Event (multiple dates) - Overview  #alpspcreate The rate of innovation in scholarly publishing is accelerating. Researchers need new services for a changing environment and technology now provides a multitude of options to help. But where do you start, what should you do to respond and...

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...

Commissioning Content: Working effectively with authors and editors

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 This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful academic...

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...

29/09/2016

ALPSP and The PA to host debate on Brexit and academic publishing at Frankfurt Book Fair

ALPSP and The PA are to host a debate on the impact of Brexit on academic publishing at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair. Thursday 20 October 2016, 10:30 to 11:00 am, Publishing Perspectives Stage, Hall 6.0, Frankfurt Book Fair. Audrey McCulloch, CEO of ALPSP will introduce a panel including...

Advanced Journal Development: Strategic development for journal managers

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course has been designed as a follow-on from Journal Development 1 which provides participants with a toolbox system for planning the development of their journals. This more advanced course looks at overarching strategies for journal development including...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

06/04/2014

HEFCE Policy for OA in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework - April 2014

In 2013, the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) issued a consultation on how they might frame their policy on submissions to the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) to be open access (OA).This briefing summarises key points from the policy.

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...

27/11/2014

CHORUS (Clearing House for Open Research of the United States)

This is an update on the ALPSP Member Briefing on the OSTP Memorandum on Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research publishing in February 2013. The ‘OSTP Memo’ as it has become known, directed US Federal Funding Agencies with research expenditures in...

11/02/2006

Outsourcing Primary Journal Hosting

For a primary journal publisher, no matter how small or large, the decision about how to host your online publications is a crucial one. Increasingly, the online version of a journal is the user's version of preference, and today's readers and authors have high expectations in terms of...

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.

31/08/2006

How is scholarly communication changing as a result of the Web? 2006

This White Paper is the first to be developed from the activities of the ALPSP Future Watch committee. It is drawn from presentations and materials discussed at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC on 7 June 2006.

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...

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

02/09/2002

Costs of Learned Journal and Book Publishing 2002

A Benchmarking Study for ALPSP. We hope that this study will be the starting point for publishers to look at particular areas of their operations and achieve meaningful improvements.