Friday 06 October 2017

ACCUCOMS signs Wageningen Academic Publishers for Aggregagent™

Thursday 5 October 2017

Leiden, The Netherlands – ACCUCOMS and Wageningen Academic Publishers, an independent STM publisher in the field of Life Sciences, have signed an agreement to include seven journals in ACCUCOMS’ Aggregagent. With the addition of these titles, there are now 11 publishers within the ALPSP Collections in Aggregagent.  

As of May 2017, ALPSP and ACCUCOMS announced a partnership to reinstate sales services as a benefit of an ALPSP membership. Members can opt to have their journals included in a series of ALPSP Collections available for purchase by libraries, in addition to the broad and narrow subject classifications of Aggregagent. ALPSP Collections now contain content from 11 publishers, including more than 340 titles. In addition to the complete collection, subject-related ALPSP Collections are also formed offering librarians flexibility in purchasing specific content.

Mike Jacobs, Managing Director at Wageningen Academic Publishers said, “We are pleased to be partnering with ACCUCOMS for our quality journals in the interdisciplinary fields of Animal & Human Health and Food & Feed. By including our titles in the Aggregagent collections, we can increase the reach of our journals by offering a convenient and cost-effective purchase option to institutions interested in acquiring relevant content in larger bundles.”

“Wageningen Academic Publishers is a publisher that fits well in our ALPSP Life Sciences Collection and other Aggregagent collections in the field of Life Sciences. Beneficial Microbes and World Mycotoxin Journal are well established and highly relevant titles for researchers in these sciences” says ACCUCOMS’ Commercial Director Egon Menardi, delighted with the new agreement. “With Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, launched in 2015, Wageningen Academic also publishes a promising new journal in a rapidly developing field of research.”

About Wageningen Academic Publishers 

Wageningen Academic Publishers is an independent STM publisher in the field of Life Sciences, founded in 2002. Being located in the midst of one of the world’s most famous food & agriculture research centres, we focus on topics like animal & veterinary sciences, food sciences, environmental sciences and plant sciences. Wageningen Academic Publishers publishes scientific journals as well as books (monographs, textbooks and proceedings).


ACCUCOMS is the leading independent provider of services to academic and professional publishers around the world. With its headquarters based in the Netherlands, the company operates in five continents, covering North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Turkey, India, South Korea, Taiwan and South East Asia. ACCUCOMS’ multilingual teams offer efficient and intelligent representation, telesales and business intelligence services as well as user interaction programs to clients that range from large publishing houses to specialist society publishers. In 2016 ACCUCOMS launched Aggregagent, a new way of thinking about collection sales and changing the big deal scene in the industry.

About the ALPSP Collections

If you are interested in finding out more about the ALPSP Collections, please email or see the Accucoms website.


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