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A little food for thought for academic publishers

The ALPSP 2011 International Conference videos are now live on River Valley TV. Several members of the SAGE team were involved in the conference this year, including Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar, and Digital Lead, Katie Sayers. We asked some … Continue reading

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The ALPSP International Conference – from a librarian’s perspective

This year’s ALPSP international conference took place a few weeks ago in Oxfordshire. We will be posting a few thoughts over the next few weeks on specific sessions, but today we wanted to share some feedback from Patrick Carr, who … Continue reading

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Publishers and Librarians working together – ALPSP International Conference travel grant

This week we have announced a new travel grant, offering a free place to a librarian to attend the 2011 Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) International conference. The annual event takes place from 14-16th September at Heythrop … Continue reading

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Association of Learned and Professional Scholarly Publishers (ALPSP) 2009: temperature of the scholarly arena

Attendance was up 38% over its inaugural year at the 2nd annual ALPSP International Conference in Oxfordshire last week, despite the current economic climate. This year’s event also attracted a higher number of director-level and ‘head of house’ attendees, and … Continue reading

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ALPSP 2009: on business

A 360-degree view of the scholarly publishing arena by Fred Dylla, Executive Director and CEO, American Institute of Physics, was the Plenary session at this year’s ALPSP conference.  It explored the ongoing debate around paid for content. Current dialogue suggests … Continue reading

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ALPSP 2009: on libraries

The effects of the recession are likely to impact on library budgets globally for at least the next two years, according to the results of a survey of 173 librarians (the majority from the US and Europe) presented in a … Continue reading

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ALPSP 2009: quality metrics

How do we measure the quality of our journals? There are currently a number of metrics being proposed, some of which were discussed at an ALPSP session. At article level, PIRUS, A COUNTER project sponsored by JISC, aims to develop … Continue reading

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ALPSP International Conference 9-11 September 2009

ALPSP, the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, is holding its second annual international conference this year from 9-11 September 2009 near Oxford, UK. This year’s conference looks set to be even bigger and better than last year, with … Continue reading

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