All the latest news updates and announcements from ALPSP and its members. 

19 January 2022

New Read & Publish agreement between The Company of Biologists and the Council of Australian University Librarians

The Company of Biologists is delighted to announce a new three-year Read & Publish Open Access agreement with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL).  The agreement commenced on 1 January 2022 and CAUL-member institu... read more

18 January 2022

Update on UK IPO AI TDM Consultation

The UK government has just announced that it will be retaining the current laws on exhaustion of intellectual property rights at this time, due to a lack of evidence supporting a change to alternative models... read more

12 January 2022

AUPresses Receives NEH Grant to Study Impact of Open Access on Print Sales

The Association of University Presses (AUPresses) has been awarded a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study the effect of open digital editions on the sales of print monographs. The Level... read more

12 January 2022

COUNTER has appointed Tasha Mellins-Cohen as the new Project Director

Following a rigorous search process with a large number of quality applications received from around the world, the COUNTER Board is delighted to announce that Tasha Mellins-Cohen will be appointed new Project Director. read more

06 January 2022

ALPSP Response to the UK IPO AI TDM Consultation

The ALPSP Copyright Committee has responded to the UK IPO AI TDM Consultation.   read more

05 January 2022

The Company of Biologists’ Transformative Journals exceeded their Open Access targets

The Company’s journals Development, Journal of Cell Science and Journal of Experimental Biology have exceeded their Open Access growth targets in their first year as Transformative Journals. The Company of Biologists has offered Open Access... read more

20 December 2021

BMJ appoints two new non-executive Board members

Professor Wasim Hanif and Dr Hemal Desai join BMJ Board as non-executive directors   In December 2021, BMJ appointed Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Professor Wasim Hanif and Global Director of Clinical Services for Aetna Inter... read more

15 December 2021

Kamran Abbasi appointed as Editor-in-Chief of The BMJ

Kamran Abbasi has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of The BMJ, one of the world’s most influential medical journals. Effective from 1 January 2022, he succeeds Fiona Godlee, who will step down at the end of this year, after more th... read more

15 December 2021

ALPSP Launches Extensive Scholarly Publishing Training Programme for 2022

International Trade Association, ALPSP, has announced the launch of its new, extended training programme for 2022. With new courses recently created in response to member requests, the full training calendar now includes over 30 different topics s... read more

13 December 2021

SYP 2022 volunteer applications are open

The Society of Young Publishers (SYP) have opened volunteer applications for 2022 roles on all committees apart from Scotland. (SYP Scotland applications will open later in spring next year) Registration closes on Wednesday, 05 January 2022, at 10... read more