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 11 March 2019

Towards transition strategies and business models for Society Publishers who wish to accelerate Open Access and Plan S

An initial discussion document from the Society Publishers Accelerating Open access and Plan S (SPA-OPS) project read more

Thursday 07 March 2019

Natural Selection: Should journals become more like content curators?

Is content curation the future of academic publishing? Craig Nicholson considers the issues in his Publishing Focus article in Research Europe. read more

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Feedback on the Implementation Guidance of Plan S generates large public response

Over 600 individuals and organisations provided feedback to cOAlition S. Respondents include researchers, librarians and libraries, publishers and editors, universities, learned societies, research funders and performers, and other interested citi... read more

Wednesday 06 February 2019

ALPSP Position Statement on Plan S

ALPSP has submitted a formal response to the Guidance on the Implementation of Plan S. read more

Thursday 31 January 2019

UK Research and Innovation Open Access Review Stakeholder Academies and Learned Societies Roundtable – Meeting Note

14th December 2018, MRC Conference Centre, London Background In December 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invited a cross-section of organisations representing key stakeholder groups to a series of roundtables to inform its Open Access (O... read more