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

09 June 2021

cOAlition S: Making full and immediate Open Access a reality

Open Access agreements with smaller publishers require active cross-stakeholder alignment, report says Open Access agreements between consortia/libraries and smaller independent publishers are used worldwide increasingly since 2020, signalling a... read more

04 June 2021

Bertoli Mitchell advises Cancer Research UK

Bertoli Mitchell is delighted to have advised Cancer Research UK in the sale of its prestigious British Journal of Cancer to Springer Nature. read more

04 June 2021

Social Anthropology-Anthropologie Sociale to transition to Open Access

Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale, the flagship journal of the European Association of Social Anthropologists, will transition to Open Access starting in 2022 read more

25 May 2021

Learned Publishing on ScienceOpen

Learned Publishing is very happy to be joining ScienceOpen’s collections so that it can benefit from increased visibility and discovery. The journal publishes peer reviewed original research, updates and informed opinions on all aspects of s... read more

25 May 2021

The SYP gets “Inside Publishing” in their new podcast

The popular SYP Oxford Podcast is expanding under a new name, Inside Publishing. The Oxford team behind the podcast are collaborating with the other SYP committees to develop the initiative, with each SYP regional committee taking it in turns to p... read more

17 May 2021

Clarivate to Acquire ProQuest

Creating a Leading Global Provider of Mission Critical Information and Data-Driven Solutions for Science and Research Establishing a premier provider of end-to-end research intelligence Combination opens a gateway to one of the world’s l... read more

14 May 2021


From Albania to Zimbabwe, researchers in 30 developing and transition economy countries can benefit from immediate and fee-free Open Access publishing in The Company of Biologists’ subscription journals following a Read & Publish ag... read more

13 May 2021

Learned Publishing appoints new Early Career Editor

Learned Publishing is pleased to announce that Sophie Robinson has just joined as the new Early Career Editor for the journal, bringing with fresh perspectives and new ideas to the editorial board. Sophie is a Managing Editor at The Institution o... read more

12 May 2021

ALPSP Annual Conference goes virtual for second year: 15-17 September 2021

The ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards 2021 is to be run as a virtual event for the second year running under the key themes of 'Discoverability and Accessibility' and 'The Great Reset: Scenario planning for life after COVID.’ Three... read more

11 May 2021

COUNTER Consultation

Reporting Global Usage and Usage of Open Content Not Attributed to Institutions Because users don’t have to authenticate to use open content, not all usage can be attributed to an institution or customer. We would like to consult with you a... read more