Learned Publishing

Learned Publishing publishes peer reviewed research, reviews, industry updates and opinions on all aspects of scholarly communication and publishing


Learned Publishing


Aims and Scope


Learned Publishing publishes peer reviewed research, reviews, industry updates and opinions on all aspects of scholarly communication and publishing. Written by and published for everyone involved with scholarly and professional communications, our readership includes publishers, vendors, librarians, academics and researchers from around the world.

Our vision is that the journal will contribute to improved quality and effectiveness in scholarly publishing by providing a source of relevant and authoritative research and opinion.


Keywords: publishing; scholarly publishing; learned publishing; society publishing; professional publishing; journal; article; book; dataset; news; publishing industry; updates; analysis; editing; open access



Society Information


Formed in 1972, the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) is the international membership trade body which works to support and represent not-for-profit organisations and institutions that publish scholarly and professional content around the world. Its membership also encompasses those that partner with and provide services to not-for-profit publishers. ALPSP has over 330 institutional members in 40 countries, who collectively publish over half the world’s total active journals as well books, databases and other products.

ALPSP’s mission is to connect, inform, develop and represent the international scholarly and professional publishing community.


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Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting (UK), editor@alpsp.org
ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5528-4704

North American Editor

Lettie Conrad, Consultant (USA) US-editor@alpsp.org
ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1580-7037

Associate Editors

Anthony Cond, Liverpool University Press, UK
Marie McVeigh, Clarivate, USA
Shengli Ren, Science in China Press, China
Adrian Stanley, JMIR Publications, USA
Charles Whalley, British Pharmacological Society, UK

Early Career Editor

Sophie Robinson, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK

Statistical Editors

Kornelia Junge, Wiley, (Germany)
Xiaofeng Wang, Chinese Laser Press (China) 

Review Editors

Tom Hill, Copyright Licensing New Zealand (NZ)
Rachel Kessler, ProQuest (USA)

Editorial Board

Megan Ainsworth, Liverpool University Press, UK
Alwaleed K. Alkhaja, Qatar National Library
Mathias Astell, Hindawi, UK
Richard Delahunty, Taylor & Francis, UK
Todd Carpenter, NISO, USA
Wendy (Haijia) Ding, De Gruyter
Laura Dormer, Future Science group, UK
Chris Graf, Wiley, UK
Nathan Hollier, Melbourne University Publishing, Australia
Haseeb Irfanullah, Bangladesh
Phill Jones, Double L Digital, UK
Bill Kasdorf, Kasdorf & Associates, USA
Jihyun Kim, Ewha Womans University, South Korea
Vivek Mehra, SAGE publishing, India
Ann Michael, Delta Think Inc., USA
François van Schalkwyk, Stellenboch University, South Africa
Wayne Sime, CEO ALPSP, UK
Anne Stone, TBI Communications, USA
Simone Taylor, AIP Publishing, USA



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