‘Open access has an important role to play in academic publishing, but it is laughable to claim UWA Publishing’s cultural impact can simply be replaced through open access.’—academic Emmett Stinson responds to the University of Western Australia’s decision to close UWA Publishing in favour of an open access publishing model.
Alliance Distribution Services wish to advise the following changes to assist customers in maximising opportunities in the peak period leading up to Christmas 2019.
ADS will extend the customer service department hours to open from 7.30am to 5.30pm AEST weekdays from Monday 2 December until Friday 20 December. Further extensions of service may be added should activity demand.
ADS has already commenced an additional picking shift to ensure orders are despatched to maintain our usual high average daily turnaround throughout this busy period.
ADS and our publishers have identified a ‘hot list’ of titles which will be shipped from ADS within 24 hours if orders are received in full carton quantities form 18 November to 23 December. Your publisher sales representatives will provide details of included titles included in this promotion.
ADS publishers include Hachette, Pan Macmillan, Thames & Hudson, NewSouth Books, Affirm Publishing and Phaidon Publishing.
The ADS Customer Service and Warehouse Operations will be open on all days throughout the Christmas and New Year period other than public holidays.
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