Learned Publishing

Learned Publishing is available online to all ALPSP Members - If you work for an ALPSP member organization, please login to access all issues. 

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Learned Publishing (0953-1513) is the journal of the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers, published in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing. 

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January 2022 - The future of research data: Sharing, publishing & building infrastructure

This special issue will focus on the latest efforts in research data sharing and why data publishing matters to our industry. Learned Publishing invites your contributions! 

About Learned Publishing

Learned Publishing publishes peer reviewed research, reviews, industry updates and opinions on all aspects of scholarly communication and publishing. Written by and published for everyone involved with scholarly and professional communications, our readership includes publishers, vendors, librarians, academics and researchers from around the world.

Our vision is that the journal will contribute to improved quality and effectiveness in scholarly publishing by providing a source of relevant and authoritative research and opinion.

We publish quarterly, with original research, case studies, industry updates and opinion pieces on all topics of relevance to anyone working in scholarly publishing. The January issue is dedicated to a specific theme (e.g. the future of scholarly publishing in January 2020), and we have also published additional issues, such as the Redux issues following the University Press Redux conferences (October 2016 and September 2018).

From January 2021, Learned Publishing will be available online only via Wiley Online Library. All employees at ALPSP member organizations can access via IP recognition (static IP only) or the ALPSP website. SSP members can access the journal via the SSP website portal.

Although we will be online only after 2020, Print On Demand will be available for anyone wishing to receive a printed version. By moving the journal to online only, we are  working towards our commitment to the SDG Publishers Compact initiative. All articles are free to view after 24 months

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If you work for an ALPSP member organization, please login to access all issues.
For non-members, view archive issues and find out about subscribing to Learned Publishing via the Wiley Online Library.

The journal is indexed in Web of Science and Scopus

Editorial Board and Associate Editors

The editorial team and Learned Publishing board are dedicated to making sure the content is relevant, up-to-date and high quality.

Editor-in-Chief: Pippa Smart editor@alpsp.org
North American Editor: Lettie Conrad us-editor@alpsp.org

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Associate Editors



Anthony Cond, Liverpool University Press, UK
Marie McVeigh, Clarivate, USA
Shengli Ren, Science in China Press, China 
Adrian Stanley, JMIR Publications, USA
Charles Whalley, British Pharmacological Society, UK 
Statistical Editors Kornelia Junge, Wiley, Germany
Xiaofeng Wang, Chinese Laser Press, China
Reviews Editors Tom Hill, Copyright Licensing New Zealand, NZ
Rachel Kessler, ProQuest, USA
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Megan Ainsworth, Liverpool University Press, UK
Dr Alwaleed Alkhja, Qatar National Library, Qatar
Mathias Astell, Hindawi, UK
Todd Carpenter, NISO, USA
Richard Delahunty, Taylor & Francis, UK
Wendy (Haijia) Ding, De Gruyter, China 
Laura Dormer, Future Science Group, UK
Chris Graf, Wiley, UK
Nathan Hollier, Melbourne University Publishing, Australia
Haseeb Irfanullah, Consultant, Bangladesh
Phill Jones, Double L Digital, UK
Bill Kasdorf, Kasdorf & Associates, USA
Jihyun Kim, Ewha Womans University, Korea
Vivek Mehra, SAGE India, MD India
Ann Michael, Delta Think Inc. USA 
Wayne Sime (ALPSP) Chief Executive ALPSP, UK
Anne Stone, TBI Communications, USA
Simone Taylor, AIP Publishing, USA
François van Schalkwyk, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

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