News

You can find news updates, press releases and announcements from ALPSP here. 

Thursday 19 November 2020

cOAlition S releases the Journal Checker Tool, a search engine that checks Plan S compliance

cOAlition S is excited to announce today, 18 November, the release of the Journal Checker Tool (JCT) in beta. The JCT is a web-based tool which provides clear advice to researchers on how they can comply with their funder’s Plan S-align... read more

Thursday 19 November 2020

IOP Publishing signs transformative agreement with the Polish Academic Consortium

Society publisher now has 14 licensing agreements in place in 10 countries IOP Publishing (IOPP) has signed a new open access (OA) transformative agreement with the Polish Academic Consortium. Under the three year ‘read and publish’... read more

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Wiley, CACTUS and STM partner with Kudos to study effect of COVID-19 on research funding and publishing

"Brave New World is well timed to provide critical insights into how publishers will need to respond to the pandemic." Kudos, the award-winning service for broadening research impact, has today provided an update on sponsors for its Bra... read more

Wednesday 04 November 2020

Intellect partners with Kudos to improve circulation and increase impact

Kudos is well known for its expertise in accelerating and broadening readership of scholarly publications, so they were the obvious choice, says Managing Director Mark Lewis. Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact, has... read more

Monday 02 November 2020

The Charlesworth Group strengthens Hindawi partnership in China with digital marketing services

Leading open access publisher Hindawi has extended their partnership with The Charlesworth Group to include digital author marketing in China. The services provided by The Charlesworth Group form part of a holistic package of solutions across the... read more

Friday 30 October 2020

Scholastica announces CCC RightsLink for Scientific Communications Integration Option

Scholastica, a software and service provider for academic journals, announced today that journals using its peer review system now have the option to integrate with RightsLink® for Scientific Communications (RLSC), Copyright Clearance Cen... read more

Friday 30 October 2020

The Company of Biologists launches its Sustainable Conferencing Initiative to shape the future of sustainable conferencing

A new initiative will enable biologists to collaborate productively while minimising their impact on the environment. The academic community was already assessing the merits of virtual conferencing long before the events of 2020 took hold. With a... read more

Friday 30 October 2020

OpenAthens bolsters HathiTrust’s offering to academic libraries

OpenAthens, the world-leading identity and access management specialist, is pleased to announce that HathiTrust has joined the OpenAthens Federation. The OpenAthens Federation is the only one in the world that enables participation from any... read more

Thursday 29 October 2020

ALPSP Copyright Committee and cOAlition S meet to discuss the Rights Retention Strategy

On 28 October, the ALPSP Copyright Committee met with cOAlition S to discuss their Rights Retention Strategy. It became clear early on that all parties were in agreement; allowing the funded authors to post the VoR (Version of Record) is... read more

Thursday 29 October 2020

COUNTER: Research on Release 5

The independent review commissioned by COUNTER is now available. read more