Chinese Academy of Sciences,


Offering advice and consultancy services to the publishing and editorial community

Pippa Smart is a research communication and publishing consultant, working for her own company, PSP Consulting. She has worked in academic and research publishing for almost 25 years for range of publishers, and in over 25 countries.

Now we provide a variety of consultancy services to publishers and editorial groups, including: advising publishers on the development of their publishing programmes, developing and running training programmes independently and in conjunction with other organisations (mosty on editorial skills, journal business development and copyright), providing industry updates to companies and groups (e.g. on ebook publishing for Higher Education Press in China). Pippa Smart also writes a monthly newsletter on the publishing industry for the Association of Learned, Professional and Society Publishers (ALPSP) which is read by over 2000 publishers around the world.

To speak to Pippa Smart, please contact us.

Science Editors' Handbook, 2nd Edition

Pippa Smart edited this book with Herve Maisonneuve and Arjan Polderman, published in September 2013. It comprises 56 chapters on different aspects of scholarly editing and publishing, and is available from the European Association of Science Editors (EASE).

Medical Editors course 2015

The next Medical Editors short course will take place 4-6 November 2015 in Oxford, UK. Other courses will be taking place throughout the year at the request of individual organisations.

Forthcoming workshops

ALPSP courses, London, UK, February, June, October, November 2015
CrossRef workshop, Shanghai, China, April 2015
ACSE workshop, Dubai, UAE, August 2015


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