Reports & Publications

ALPSP carries out occasional research studies on topics relevant to learned and professional publishing, to improve understanding by and of publishers. These reports and publications are available online free of charge to ALPSP Members. Login to access and download any of the reports.

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ALPSP was a founding member of the Publishing Research Consortium (PRC), a group of trade bodies and individual publishers, which supports global research into scholarly communication in order to provide unbiased data and objective analysis. Published reports are available free to download on the PRC website.

Monday 01 June 2020

Recommendations for the Horizon Europe Model Grant Agreement relating to Open Access

The ALPSP Copyright Committee has made formal response to the new Model Grant Agreement (MGA). It expresses caution and highlights that some of the provisions could undermine the excellence of European research and the sustainability of a diverse... read more

Monday 18 May 2020

cOAlition S announces price transparency requirements

From July 2022 only publishers who adhere to the newly approved Plan S price transparency frameworks will be eligible to access funds from cOAlition S members. Adhering to Plan’s S key principle of transparent pricing, cOAlition S publishes... read more

Tuesday 05 May 2020

COUNTER Code of Practice Release 5 - tutorials and guides

COUNTER Foundation Class and Manual for Librarians now available. read more

Friday 17 April 2020

cOAlition S publishes updated criteria for Transformative Journals

Following a public consultation cOAlition S announces updated criteria for Transformative Journals. read more

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Recommendations for transparent communication of Open Access prices and services

An independent report published today by Information Power aims to improve the transparency of Open Access (OA) prices and services. The report is the outcome of a project funded by Wellcome and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) on behalf of cOAli... read more