Learned Publishing

The July 2017 issue of Learned Publishing is now available online - If you work for an ALPSP member organization, login to access all issues here.

Learned Publishing (0953-1513) is the journal of the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers, published in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing.

LP 2016 coverRead by publishers, librarians, academics and others working in publishing around the world Learned Publishing has a fully international authorship. Articles on all aspects of scholarly communication, from the author perspective to reviewing, technology, marketing and discoverability, new initiatives, readership, data, internationalization, and more, are included.

Promotion and dissemination of academic works has been a core publisher function for the last several hundred years of scholarly communications. As discussed in a recent Learned Publishing white paper, publishers are under more pressure than ever to reach readers beyond the traditional confines of journals and faculty tenure cycles. Read more about what Learned Publishing authors have been saying on the Reach & Impact of Research Articles Beyond the Academy

Occasional special issues are also produced including Peer Review in January 2016 and The University Press Redux in October 2016. Published quarterly in print, Learned Publishing is distributed to all ALPSP members with online access to SSP members. All articles are free to view after 24 months.

From January 2016 Learned Publishing has been published by Wiley in partnership with ALPSP. Accepted articles are available before issue selection via Early View. For article submission information, details on how to subscribe or advertising rates for the print edition, follow the menu options on the top right.

If you work for an ALPSP member organization, login to access all issues here.
For non-members, view archive issues and find out about subscribing to Learned Publishing via the Wiley Online Library.

Editorial Board and Associate Editors

The editorial team and Learned Publishing board are dedicated to making sure the content is relevant, up-to-date and high quality.

Editor-in-Chief: Pippa Smart editor@alpsp.org
North American Editor: Lettie Conrad US-editor@alpsp.org

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Associate Editors




Anthony Cond, Liverpool University Press
Sun Huh, Hallym University and Korean Council of Science Editors
Jenny Neophytou, Wiley
Charlie Rapple, Kudos
Adrian Stanley, Digital Science
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Peter Ashman, The BMJ
Alison Baverstock, Kingston University
Casey Busher, bepress
Todd Carpenter, NISO
Pierre de Villiers, AOSIS
Irene Hames, Editorial and Publishing Consultant
Farhad Handjani, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Tom Hill, Copyright Licensing New Zealand
Phill Jones, Digital Science Consultancy
Michael Jubb, Jubb Consulting
Bill Kasdorf, Apex Communications Ltd
Melinda Kenneway, TBI Communications
Rachel Kessler, ProQuest
Rachael Lammey, Crossref
Judy Luther, Informed Strategies
Monica McCormick, University of Delaware
Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP Chief Executive and Publisher
Ann Michael, SSP, Past President and President at Delta Think Inc
David Nicholas, CIBER
Andrea Powell, CABI
Shengli Ren, NSFC
Andrew Stammer, CSIRO
Xiaofeng Wang, Chinese Laser Press
Helen (YH) Zhang, Zhejiang University Press