News

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

21 July 2020

UK Government assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic

At this uncertain time, many learned societies and publishers are understandably concerned about the future and how to manage the inevitable impact on their financial position.  It is being reported widely that university budgets are being ad... read more

20 July 2020

Silverchair Partners with IFIS to Support Research in the Sciences of Food & Health

Silverchair announced today a partnership with IFIS to host content from their renowned FSTA database. FSTA is the key resource for searching over sixty years of research in the sciences of food and health. This includes food science, nutrition... read more

17 July 2020

Competition for SYP members: Win free tickets to the ALPSP Virtual Conference & Awards 2020

ALPSP is excited to offer Society of Young Publishers (SYP) members six free places to the ALPSP Virtual Conference and Awards 2020 this September, worth up to £200 each!  The event will take place from 16-18 September, looking at... read more

15 July 2020

cOAlition S: Making full and immediate Open Access a reality

cOAlition S develops “Rights Retention Strategy” to safeguard researchers’ intellectual ownership rights and suppress unreasonable embargo periods Publishers commonly require authors to sign exclusive publishing agreem... read more

14 July 2020

BIC launches its new Green BIC Brunch series

BIC is the dedicated book industry supply chain organisation in the UK and as such, the environment is naturally high on our priorities for 2020 and beyond. Following on from the success of our Building a Greener Business webinar held in March thi... read more

14 July 2020

OpenAthens collaborates with QxMD to bolster medical institutions’ offering

OpenAthens, the single sign-on solution for libraries, is pleased to announce a collaboration with QxMD and its app Read. Together the tech companies will support medical institutions and further education establishments knowledge offering to... read more

12 July 2020

Learned Publishing - July 2020 issue is now online

Learned Publishing: July issue is now online. This is a bumper issue, packed with thought provoking content which are increasingly important in the current circumstances. read more

07 July 2020

COUNTER Release 5 - feedback survey

The survey is open until 15 July - the results will inform future development. read more

06 July 2020

The Company of Biologists announces e-journal price freeze for 2021

In recognition of the unprecedented and ongoing challenges facing the library and research communities worldwide, there will be no increase in The Company of Biologists' e-journal prices in 2021. As a not-for-profit publisher committed to maximis... read more

03 July 2020

The Charlesworth Group partners with ICE Publishing to provide WeChat Account Management Service

ICE Publishing has chosen China experts The Charlesworth Group for their WeChat Account Management solution. The relationship was established eight years ago with sales representation in China and since 2018 Charlesworth has provided editorial and... read more