News

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

Thursday 07 January 2021

PNAS moves to Atypon’s Literatum

The National Academy of Sciences to Move Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) to Atypon’s Online Platform The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the official journal of the National Academy of Sciences... read more

Wednesday 23 December 2020

BMJ Best Practice & Health Education England shortlisted for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2021

BMJ & Health Education England (HEE) are delighted to announce that “Evidence on Demand: Best Practice Bring Evidence to the Bedside” has been shortlisted for Best Educational Programme for the NHS at the HSJ Partnership Awards 202... read more

Thursday 17 December 2020

ALPSP launches new support services to meet changing member needs

Following a difficult year for many organizations operating in the scholarly publishing landscape, ALPSP has responded to its members’ needs by introducing a number of new benefits and support packages to be launched in 2021. From January... read more

Wednesday 16 December 2020

Italy concludes first National Open Access deal for Biomedical Institutions

The first National Open Access Framework in Italy for Biomedical Institutions has today been signed by the Italian consortium of Biomedical Research Libraries – Bibliosan – and the leading open access publisher, Frontiers. The agreeme... read more

Wednesday 16 December 2020

BMJ partners with CoMo Consortium to help countries contain spread of COVID-19

BMJ will disseminate findings to help inform public health responses in over 40 countries  Leading healthcare knowledge provider BMJ has partnered with the COVID-19 International Modelling Consortium (CoMo Consortium) to promote their policy... read more

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Physics societies unite in support of open access

Major physics societies, which support physical science researchers with the publication of more than 75,000 peer-reviewed journal articles each year, have joined forces to show their commitment to open access (OA) for physics research. The group... read more

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Publishers and funders at odds over ‘green’ open-access model

Funders and others push back against complaints about article repositories from nine publishers Representatives of the funders behind the Plan S open-access initiative, and various commentators, have rejected a claim from nine academic publishers... read more

Monday 14 December 2020

New Editor-in-Chief for BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care

Dr Mandeep Bajaj is a clinical and translational researcher in obesity and type 2 diabetes.  Dr Mandeep Bajaj, a renowned expert on diabetes and endocrinology, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Open Diabetes Research &... read more

Friday 11 December 2020

Institutions from five more countries join The Company of Biologists’ Read & Publish initiative

We are delighted to welcome the first institutions from Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and the USA to our Read & Publish Open Access initiative. Researchers at the following institutions can now publish an uncapped number of Open... read more

Wednesday 09 December 2020

New deal makes RIA Journals free to read and publish for IReL institutions

Opening up over 200 years of scholarship and creating more The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) is pleased to announce a 2021-2023 Read and Publish agreement with IReL, the Irish e-resources licensing consortium for leading higher education institutions... read more