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.

Friday 23 February 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). read more

Friday 09 February 2018

Open Access Must Reads - January 2018

ALPSP and CCC share the Winter 2018 edition of the “Open Access Must-Reads” series – a thoughtfully curated selection of important articles from the past few months that expound upon “can’t miss” developments in the world of Open Access. read more

Monday 29 January 2018

The DAISY Consortium releases Ace, the Free EPUB Accessibility Checking Tool

Designed to assist content providers at any stage in their workflow, Ace by DAISY will make it easier to produce higher quality, more accessible EPUB content files. read more

Friday 26 January 2018

Roadblocks to Accessibility

Lettie Conrad's post on Scholarly Kitchen asks: Why does end-to-end accessible publishing continue to elude us? read more

Friday 26 January 2018

Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication

Just Published: 5 Studies and a Summary Editorial Five Studies and a Summary Editorial have been published from the Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication held in Chicago September 2017 read more