News

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

10 September 2021

Is the nature of academic research changing?

An analysis in Learned Publishing indicates that the number of academic research articles using surveys and questionnaires has dramatically risen in the past 20 years; however, the quality of some of these articles (and therefore the research) may... read more

07 September 2021

PLS celebrates 40 years in publishing and £500m in distributions

Publishers’ Licensing Services celebrates the 40th anniversary of its creation in September 2021, having passed the milestone of £500m in collective licensing distributions to publishers. PLS is marking the occasion with a party in Lo... read more

07 September 2021

Cabells’ Predatory Reports Passes 15,000 Predatory Journals Listed

BEAUMONT, TX—Cabells’ Predatory Reports database recently surpassed 15,000 individual predatory journal entries. This represents a nearly fourfold increase in the number of predatory journals listed since the resource launched in 2017... read more

07 September 2021

The International ISNI Information Day 2021

On 1st September 2021, the ISNI International Agency (ISNI-IA) was delighted to welcome a total of 189 individuals (belonging to a total of 110 organisations, from 30 countries) to the first-ever ISNI Information Day. This event marked the tenth... read more

02 September 2021

The Company of Biologists and theIPregistry.org announce new partnership

The Company of Biologists is delighted to announce a new partnership with theIPregistry.org that further enhances the service we offer to our library customers worldwide.  The successful migration of our journals to the Silverchair publ... read more

02 September 2021

Cabells’ Predatory Reports Passes 15,000 Predatory Journals Listed

BEAUMONT, TX—Cabells’ Predatory Reports database recently surpassed 15,000 individual predatory journal entries. This represents a nearly fourfold increase in the number of predatory journals listed since the resource launched in 2017... read more

31 August 2021

ALPSP Copyright Committee responds to IPO Consultation on exhaustion of IP rights.

The IPO launched this consultation on 7 June, running it for 7 weeks and asking for businesses, representative organisations, creators, and consumers for their contribution. read more

24 August 2021

67 Bricks signs new strategic partnership with De Gruyter

Oxford, 24 August 2021 The Oxford-based technology consultancy 67 Bricks is delighted to announce an exciting expansion to its partnership with the heritage scholarly publisher, De Gruyter.    Having built and launched the di... read more

23 August 2021

Geoscience Community Survey

GeoScienceWorld (GSW), a nonprofit collaborative and comprehensive resource for research and communications in the Earth Sciences, is seeking to better understand the needs, preferences, and views of the geoscience community through a five-minute... read more

23 August 2021

NHS access to BNF content secured for a further 12 years

NHS access to BNF content secured for a further 12 years Pharmaceutical Press and BMJ, joint publishers of BNF Publications, and their partner Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, have been awarded a 12-year contract from the National I... read more