News

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

09 March 2021

The Society of Young Publishers sets widening access as top priority for 2021

In its 72nd year, the top priority for the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) is widening access to publishing across the UK and Ireland.  Tanuja Shelar, academic and community marketing assistant at Yale University Press, is the society&rsqu... read more

04 March 2021

COUNTER releases manual for librarians and guidance for consortial reporting

Comparing Counts between Release 4 and Release 5We are delighted to make available our latest module in our Manual for librarians. This module summarizes the key changes in reports between Release 4 and Release 5 of the COUNTER standard. We look a... read more

03 March 2021

Learned Publishing Announce new Editorial Board

With the start of 2021, Learned Publishing is pleased to announce a new-year refresh of our editorial board and team of associate editors. As we look forward to the evolving challenges and opportunities ahead, our newest members help us reflect ou... read more

01 March 2021

Alicia Wise joins CLOCKSS as Executive Director

CLOCKSS – the long-term digital preservation service for scholarly communications – is pleased to announce that Alicia Wise will be its new Executive Director, taking over from Craig Van Dyck, who retires in May. Dr. Wise has worked t... read more

25 February 2021

Landmark agreement between IOP Publishing and Bibsam to extend access to research through all-inclusive approach

Swedish institutions will benefit from a comprehensive OA transformative agreement that will accelerate open access publishing and extend access to high quality research IOP Publishing (IOPP) has struck a new open ac... read more

22 February 2021

Cabells becomes a member of United Nations SDG Publishers Compact

BEAUMONT TX, February 19, 2021 – Cabells is proud to announce its acceptance as a full member of the United Nations SDG Publishers Compact, becoming one of the first U.S. organizations and non-primary publishers globally to be awarded membership. read more

17 February 2021

Review of OA agreements post SPA OPS

Information Power has been commissioned by the European Science Foundation, on behalf of cOAlition S, and ALPSP to review the progress of open access agreements around the world. Information Power would like to learn about publisher experien... read more

17 February 2021

Three Berghahn Politics Journals now Open Access through Knowledge Unlatched Select

Berghahn is delighted to announce three politics journals that have flipped to Open Access in 2021 thanks to the generous support from a global network of libraries as part of the Knowledge Unlatched Select initiative. The journals... read more

16 February 2021

67 Bricks strengthens relationship with the Royal Society of Chemistry

We are delighted to announce a new agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry that strengthens our position as a strategic partner. Alongside its activities as the professional body for chemists in the UK, the Royal Society of Chemistry works... read more

15 February 2021

FODAD during COVID: An update

The Friends of Della and Don (FODAD) is a small charity set up to help bring a long-lasting difference to the lives of those in Ratmalana, Sri Lanka and the surrounding area whose lives were devastated by the 2004 Tsunami. Having supported the ch... read more