News

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

19 August 2021

Researcher launches “Researcher Live”, adding live, user-managed audio events to the Researcher content discovery platform.

We’ve now made it our mission to make it easier than ever to listen in to and take part in the global conversation around science.  With Researcher Live we want to help the world’s scientists and researchers gather and share idea... read more

11 August 2021

ALPSP Copyright Committee responds to UKRI Open Access Policy

The ALPSP Copyright Committee is concerned that the announcement of the UKRI’s new open access policy will have a negative impact on progress made to date. read more

10 August 2021

The Spanish National Research Council and The Company of Biologists announce new Read & Publish agreement

Researchers at over 100 institutes in Spain now benefit from fee-free Open Access publishing in leading biological science journals The Company of Biologists is pleased to announce a new Read & Publish agreement with the Spanish National Rese... read more

10 August 2021

The International ISNI Information Day 2021

On 1 September 2021, the ISNI International Agency will be holding its first-ever international event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI). read more

09 August 2021

Frontiers statement on UKRI August 2021

Dr Frederick Fenter, chief executive editor, Frontiers: “UKRI’s announcement that all peer-reviewed research articles resulting from its funding must be universally available on the day of publication is a significant milestone for th... read more

05 August 2021

Principles and standards for OA arrangements between libraries, consortia and smaller independent publishers

5 August 2021: From Information Power Dear Colleagues, On behalf of cOAlition S and ALPSP, we are seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to work on shared principles, data, licenses, and workflows to underpin Open Access agre... read more

03 August 2021

SYP Scotland and Edinburgh International Book Festival collaborate to “Rethink Diversity”

The Scotland branch of the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) and the Edinburgh International Book Festival have collaborated to organise a panel discussion on 19th August 2021 to discuss Rethinking ‘Diversity’: Lasting Change, followed... read more

02 August 2021

ALPSP input - Publisher focus group on interdisciplinary research

On behalf of The Physiological Society, we are looking to understand the impacts of research assessment on interdisciplinary research (IDR). This work will inform recommendations on how interdisciplinary research is best considered in future natio... read more

02 August 2021

Peer Review Week 2021 explores the role of identity

Peer Review Week 2021 explores the role of identity in peer review through events and outreach Over 35 organizations around the world are involved in this year's Peer Review Week, and there is still time to participate 2021 —  This ye... read more

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