News

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

31 March 2021

The London Book Fair 2021 to confirm format in mid-April

Due to ongoing uncertainty around international travel, plans for The London Book Fair (LBF) are still in the process of being determined, with a final decision about the Fair’s format to be announced mid-April. Andy Ventris, Director of LB... read more

29 March 2021

Innovation Seminar paves the way towards the Innovation Excellence Awards

Innovation should involve more diverse groups and target a wider range of ages (particularly the elderly), people of colour, women and non-binary groups. Expect in the next five to ten years more automation of innovation and hyper personalised pro... read more

26 March 2021

Letter regarding suggested cuts to science research funding

The Chair of the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee has written to the Prime Minister and the Chancellor, expressing concern about recent and suggested cuts to science research funding.  The letters are available on the Co... read more

24 March 2021

Scholastica Announces New White Paper: How publishers can use Agile methodologies to respond to change more effectively

As the rate of evolution in the scholarly communication landscape continues to accelerate, how can journal publishers become more readily adaptive? The answer to that question may start with changing the way they approach project management. read more

23 March 2021

Member offer: 10% discount on Brave New World: Scholarly Communication after COVID report

The coronavirus pandemic has both disrupted research, and acted as a catalyst for change. ALPSP members need intelligence and analysis to inform short-term responses and longer-term planning. This study, carried out between November 2020 and... read more

17 March 2021

Impact of COVID on scholarly communication: major research study publishes recommendations for publishers, societies and providers of related services

"Must-have" report and data provide critical insights around publishing and purchasing, and identify mitigating actions and opportunities read more

17 March 2021

OpenAthens announces winner of Best Publisher UX Award 2021

Leading single sign-on provider OpenAthens has announced the winner of its Best Publisher User Experience (UX) Award for 2021. read more

10 March 2021

New transformative Open Access agreement between The Company of Biologists and University of California

The Company of Biologists is delighted to announce a three-year Open Access agreement with the University of California (UC). read more

10 March 2021

IOP Publishing’s new state-of-the-art elearning hub to boost peer review knowledge and competency for a future generation of reviewers

Researchers around the world can now build their peer review competency online through IOP Publishing’s (IOPP) new state-of-the-art peer review elearning hub. read more

10 March 2021

Sabinet African Journals Moves to Atypon’s Literatum Publishing Platform

CENTURION Pretoria, South Africa, 8 March 2021. Sabinet is pleased to announce the migration of Sabinet African Journals (www.journals.co.za) to a new powerful technology platform. With this move to Atypon’s Literatum online publishing and website... read more