The latest issue of ALISS Quarterly has just been published:


Special issue: Supporting Researchers: eBooks Today and the Digital Promises of Tomorrow 


Articles have now been sent to subscribers who can also access the e-version via the website (contact for a log in). Non subscribers can purchase a single issue for £14.00 or for £15 (student) and £20 (individuals) £25 institutions you can become a member. This includes all issues, access to events like our summer conference on social Media and research support    

Research Needs 

Changing Nature of Research Communication

Ellen Collins, Research Officer, Research Information Network



eBooks – The View from SOAS

Joanna Tate, Assistant Librarian for Politics and Economics


Patron Driven Acquisition of eBooks

King’s College London eBook Library pilot

Nick Woolley, Information Resources Manager, Library Services, King’s College London


 Digital Publishing Tomorrow - Please note that this article
is a report of a paper given at an Aliss event which was  prepared by ALISS Committee members, who included Heather Dawson, ALISS Secretary,  any inaccuracies in coverage/content are those of the authors.  The  presentation was given at the ALISS AGM 16th June 2011 by Martha Sedgwick, Senior Manager online products and Huw Alexander, Rights and Digital Sales Manager, SAGE . It identifies key issues for the digital publishing age and outlines the approach being taken by leading UK publisher SAGE.



 Support for Researchers 

Scholarly Communications for Post-graduate Researchers

 Samantha Aston and Steve McIndoe

John Rylands University Library, the University of Manchester


Engaging with International Open Access Week at the University of Sussex

Helen Webb, Research Liaison Supervisor, University of Sussex


Targeted Provision: Supporting Researchers at the University of Huddersfield

Kate McGuinn, Subject Librarian and Sarah Munks, Subject Librarian, University of




Heather Dawson

ALISS Secretary