News

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

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Learned Publishing - October 2020 is issue now online

The October issue is another bumper issue, bursting at the seams with interesting articles. Our Early Career Editor, Megan Ainsworth has written the editorial for this issue which draws on her own experiences discussing the need for change.... read more

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Kudos integrates Weibo and WeChat

Kudos integration of Weibo and WeChat helps publishers provide more globally competitive author services Development helps scholarly publishers and societies globalize author services through better amplification and recognition of authors’... read more

Tuesday 13 October 2020

OAPEN launches OA books toolkit

The OAPEN Open Access Books Toolkit has been launched to help authors understand Open Access book publishing. The toolkit is hosted and managed by the OAPEN Foundation, and was developed in collaboration with Springer Nature and The Univ... read more

Monday 12 October 2020

OpenAthens opens submissions for Best Publisher User Experience Award 2021

Leading single sign-on provider OpenAthens is now accepting submissions for its Best Publisher User Experience Award 2021. The identity and access management specialist is calling for applications from online publishers demonstrating how the... read more

Friday 09 October 2020

ALPSP announces further support for C4DISC

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) is pleased to announce that it has joined the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC). Founded originally by 10 trade and professional... read more

Thursday 08 October 2020

New Editor-in-Chief for British Journal of Sports Medicine

Professor Jonathan Drezner takes up his post for specialist BMJ journal in January Professor Jonathan Drezner, a family medicine doctor specialising in sports medicine, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Sport... read more

Wednesday 07 October 2020

Kudos announces Royal Society of Chemistry as inaugural sponsor of research into effect of COVID-19 on research funding and publishing

Co-operative research project provides publishers, societies and service providers with cost-effective way to gain strategic insights about the implications of COVID-19 for the sector. Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating resear... read more

Tuesday 06 October 2020

IOP Publishing appoints new sales and marketing director

Julian Wilson to lead global sales and marketing teams IOP Publishing (IOPP) has appointed Julian Wilson as the company’s new sales and marketing director. He will be responsible for the development and execution of the global sales and lib... read more

Monday 05 October 2020

Academic e-books campaign - The Bookseller

Campaigners demand government investigates 'exorbitant' academic e-book market An open letter by a group of academic librarians, researchers and lecturers has been posted online complaining that the licensing and pricing of academic e-books is le... read more

Friday 02 October 2020

Kudos invites partners for study of impact of COVID on research sector budgets, policies and publishing strategies

Study will identify rapidly emerging needs, enabling publishers, societies and providers of related services to react quickly and plan effectively for 2021 and beyond Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact, is launching... read more