The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has announced the shortlist for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2021, sponsored by HighWire.
Applications for the annual awards were open to any new development, product, service or project which is both innovative and of significant value to scholarly communication. The winners are asked to demonstrate excellence in terms of originality, innovation, value to the community, utility and long-term viability.
The ALPSP Awards finalists for 2021 are: Antiracism Toolkit for Allies, Toolkits for Equity, an initiative of C4DISC; Lean Library Futures, Lean Library, a SAGE Publishing Company; Mindscape Commons, Coherent Digital; Opening the Future, CEU Press / COPIM; PLOS Community Action Publishing (CAP), PLOS; and Standalone Plain Language Summary of Publication Articles (PLSP), Future Science Group.
All the finalists will present their submission to the judges in July. They will be also invited to showcase their innovation to industry peers at the ALPSP Awards session to be held online on September 15 at the opening of the ALPSP Virtual Conference & Awards 2021. The winners will be announced on the final day of the Conference on September 17.Click here to read the original press release.