News

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

02 October 2020

BMJ and Asian Development Bank launch new Coronavirus Information Centre

BMJ provides coronavirus resources to support healthcare workers in 49 countries Leading healthcare knowledge provider BMJ has agreed a partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to launch a new online Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information Ce... read more

29 September 2020

Efficiencies that can make publishers more profitable in difficult times

Nearly two thirds of publishers take more than a month to process permission requests to use their content, new research from PLS shows. An analysis of publishers’ own published response times to permissions requests suggests that opportuni... read more

23 September 2020

Study shows strong appetite for ‘broader impacts’ among researchers undermined by skills and knowledge gaps

Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact, has announced headline results from a recent study of researchers’ efforts to achieve broader impacts of their research. The project gathered input from researchers, universi... read more

22 September 2020

IOP Publishing launches first-of-its-kind peer review certification programme

Global offering is the only peer review certification programme tailored for the physical sciences.Co-delivered by top-level physicists, it offers a blend of online learning and hands-on peer review experience.Achieving ‘IOP trusted reviewer... read more

21 September 2020

Charlesworth Author Services partners with Portland Press Limited to offer authors editing and publication support services

Portland Press Limited has partnered with Charlesworth Author Services to provide Portland Press’ global biosciences author community with English language editing and publication support services through English and Chinese local-language w... read more

17 September 2020

ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2020: Winners announced!

ALPSP is delighted to announce that the winners of this year’s ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing, are Jus Mundi and WordToEPUB with the Open Library of Humanities receiving highly commended. The ALPSP Awards for Innov... read more

16 September 2020

Brill Ebooks Now Available in the OASIS and Rialto Marketplaces

Through ProQuest, librarians can acquire 19,000 scholarly titles focused on the humanities, social sciences, international law and more Librarians can now acquire titles from a collection of more than 19,000 sought-after Brill ebooks through the... read more

14 September 2020

Edinburgh University Press Results and CEO Timothy Wright to Retire

Edinburgh University Press has reported sales of £3.68 million for the period ending 31st July 2020 – a 2% increase on last year. Whilst print sales were significantly impacted by the Covid lockdown, ebook sales grew by 17% and journal... read more

14 September 2020

Fiona Davenport-White joins 67 Bricks as Publishing Consultant

67 Bricks is delighted to announce that Fiona Davenport-White has joined its growing team as a Publishing Consultant.  Fiona will take an active role with some of the most respected names in publishing, helping clients like De Gruyter build... read more

10 September 2020

CJK Group Acquires Cenveo Publisher Services and Cenveo Learning, Forms KnowledgeWorks Global Ltd.

CJK Group, Inc. announced today that it has acquired content services business Cenveo Publisher Services and Cenveo Learning from Cenveo Worldwide Limited, and will be merging them with its own content business Sheridan Journal Services and hostin... read more