News

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

29 July 2021

BMJ continues to drive open access to medical research with new multispecialty journal

Global healthcare knowledge provider, BMJ, continues to drive open access to medical research with new multispecialty journal, BMJ Medicine BMJ Medicine's mission is to create a healthier world through the publication of influential multispecialt... read more

22 July 2021

IPA announces SDG Publishers Compact hits its first 100 signatories

Today marks a special milestone for our industry with 100 publishers and publishing organizations signing up to the SDG Publishers Compact. Launched in collaboration with the IPA, at Frankfurt Book Fair last October, the set of 10 action points ar... read more

20 July 2021

Dr Fiona Godlee to step down as The BMJ’s editor-in-chief

Dr Fiona Godlee is stepping down as editor-in-chief of The BMJ at the end of this year, after more than 16 years in the role. Fiona first joined BMJ as an assistant editor in 1990 and became editor-in-chief in March 2005, the first woman to lead... read more

12 July 2021

Libraries and Small to Medium Publishers Survey

At the heart of every university, school or community there is a library. Embracing new technology, they play a vital role in providing content in many forms whether for research, work or pleasure. Here at the University of Buckingham Press (UBP)... read more

09 July 2021

SYP mentorship programme is open for applications

For the second year, the SYP mentorship programme is open to applicants from any region of the UK or Ireland, regardless of whether they are SYP members. The mentorship scheme is due to start in September 2021 and will be ongoing for the following... read more

08 July 2021

Learned Publishing: July 2021 is now available

The July 2021 issue of Learned Publishing has now been published, with yet another bumper crop of articles. Login to access the latest issue online (Volume 34, Issue 3) . Editor's Choice for this issue are as follows: 1. Politics... read more

06 July 2021

Researchers from low-income countries to benefit from APC-free OA publishing in all IOP Publishing journals

Move is part of society publisher’s commitment to increase global equity and inclusion in publishing Researchers from low-income countries can now publish open access (OA) for free in any IOP Publishing (IOPP) fully OA or hybrid OA journal.... read more

06 July 2021

ALPSP announces the launch of its new Mentorship Scheme for the scholarly publishing community

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) is delighted to announce the launch of its Mentorship Scheme, following the successful pilot which ran from February to July 2021. The new scheme aims to connect early car... read more

29 June 2021

IOP Publishing signs transformative agreement with MALMAD

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has signed a new open access transformative agreement with Israeli academic consortium the Israeli Inter University Centre for Digital Information Services (MALMAD). As part of the three year ‘read and publish&rsq... read more

25 June 2021

Literacy campaign wins the Innovation Excellence Awards 2021

For the first time since its launch in 2014, the Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards ‘Innovator of the Year 2021’ winner is a campaign and not a product. Turn on the Subtitles aimed to get the message across that turning on... read more