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Open Access Member Update - January 2015

The briefing provides the latest policy developments around the world relating to open access. Updates are included from India, Austria, Portugal, South Africa as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Charity Open Access Fund. A link to the ALPSP/Copyright Clearance Center’s Open Access...


Industry Knowledge

Helping you to develop your publishing career with job posts, training, courses and events


OECD Databases

Details of access to the OECD Research and Development Databases for ALPSP members


Wiley responds to winning the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing

Wiley have released their response to winning the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing announced at the recent conference. “We are honored to receive this Innovation in Publishing award for Wiley ChemPlanner. The ChemPlanner team has worked diligently to bring computer-aided synthesis...

Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact

Event (multiple dates) - This course will be running again in 2017. Please contact Melissa Marshall for dates. For in-house enquiries (members only), please contact Amanda Whiting.  Overview Metrics and impact measurement have become an increasingly important part of the scholarly...

Understanding eJournal Technology

Event (multiple dates) - Overview This course will provide an insight into the technologies behind eJournal delivery. Technology has removed the barriers between production, editorial, marketing, sales, customer services and most importantly – the customers. The course will be...


Event (multiple dates) - Open identifiers deserve their own festival Why build an open identifier infrastructure? So that anyone can use it to create cool tools and services for the research community. PIDapalooza is a two-day Persistent Identifier festival, happening for the first time this...


Changes in EU Data Protection Laws – the wait is over!

Sarah Fricker, Institute of Physics On 14 April, the (the “GDPR”) passed final approval in the European Parliament. For four long years, we have been waiting for this law which is designed to harmonise levels of data protection in all 28 EU member states. It is also intended to make...


What do researchers think of TDM?

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. One of the reasons given for the demand for changes to copyright legislation, which will supposedly facilitate text and data mining, is the huge demand in...