Consortia to consortia: The challenges and opportunities of the ALPSP Learned Journals Collection

Ian Russell

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Ian Russell is Chief Executive of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), the international association for non-profit publishers and those that work with them. Ian has spent the best part of 20 years working in STM journals publishing, initially for the publishing arm of the Institute of Physics and then as Head of Publishing at The Royal Society before joining ALPSP in October 2007. Ian is a trustee of the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP), a member of the UK National Commission UNESCO Working Group on Improving Access To Scientific Information for Developing Countries, and is a member of the board of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).