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Monday 01 February 2021

IOP Publishing announces its first transformative agreement in Finland

Three year read and publish agreement signed with VTT IOP Publishing (IOPP) has signed its first open access (OA) transformative agreement in Finland.  The three year ‘read and publish’ agreement with the VTT Technical Research... read more

Wednesday 27 January 2021

The Stationers’ 2021 Innovation Excellence Awards Launch

The Stationers’ Company has announced that the Innovation Excellence Awards will go ahead this year, following a pause in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although businesses continue to face significant challenges, due to Brexit and the... read more

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Miriam Maus appointed as IOP Publishing’s new publishing director

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has appointed Miriam Maus as its new publishing director. She will be responsible for defining and delivering the organisation’s publishing strategy and leading a global team of editorial, production and author marketin... read more

Wednesday 20 January 2021

OpenAthens announces finalists for its Best publisher UX award 2021

Leading single sign-on provider OpenAthens has announced the finalists of its Best Publisher User Experience (UX) award for 2021. The identity and access management specialist called for applications from online publishers in October 2020, lookin... read more

Tuesday 19 January 2021

Learned Publishing - January 2021 issue now available

The first Learned Publishing issue of 2021 was edited by our North American Editors, Lettie Conrad, with guest editors Phill Jones and Anne Stone, and comprises a collection of articles that reflect on the crises and disruptions we weathered toget... read more

Tuesday 19 January 2021

Open Access agreement between The Company of Biologists and the Max Planck- Digital Library

New Read & Publish Open Access agreement between The Company of Biologists and the Max Planck Digital Library The Company of Biologists is delighted to announce a three-year Read & Publish Open Access agreement with the Max Planck Digital... read more

Tuesday 19 January 2021

Jellybooks: New Online Look-Inside Feature for the Book Trade

Blackwell’s is launching a new “peek inside” feature for users to explore and discover new books on The associated platform was developed in partnership with APLSP associate member Jellybooks and financial... read more

Friday 15 January 2021

OpenAthens joins the oldest and largest library association in the world, ALA

OpenAthens, the world-leading identity and access management specialist, is pleased to announce its membership of the American Library Association (ALA). Founded in 1876, ALA is a national organization providing resources to inspire library and i... read more

Wednesday 13 January 2021

New Editor-in-Chief for BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine

Professor Juan Franco is a family doctor and researcher Professor Juan Franco, a family doctor and researcher, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine, one of more than 70 specialist journals published by BMJ.... read more

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Max Planck Digital Library and Portland Press sign Read & Publish deal enabling unlimited open access in the Biochemical Society’s journals

The Max Planck Society is the latest organization to sign-up to the Biochemical Society and Portland Press’ pilot Read & Publish transformative deal. This provides Max Planck researchers with unlimited open access (OA) publishing and ‘read’ access... read more