Member Benefits

The LPC promotes collaboration, knowledge ­sharing, and networking among library publishers and between libraries and other publishers by supporting an evolving, distributed range of publishing practices.

Engage with our international community of practice

  • Connect with a diverse community of members. From small liberal arts colleges to large research universities, the LPC connects libraries with diverse profiles, interests, and areas of expertise.

  • Access the members-only mailing list. Stay up to date with the latest from the LPC and the library publishing community.

  • Benefit from special registration rates to LPC events. Attend our popular Library Publishing Forum at a discounted rate.

Jump-start or enhance your library publishing initiatives

  • Access our shared documentation library. Consult resources created by your colleagues: everything from checklists for starting new journals to model MOUs.

  • Participate in webinars with leading experts and vendors. Stay up to date with the latest in the theory and practice of library publishing with our regular webinar series.

  • Browse our job board. Consult our archive of job descriptions for an up-to-date look at available jobs or to inform the development of new positions at your institution.

Lead change in scholarly communications and publishing

  • Gain voting rights in the Coalition. Ensure that your voice is heard in planning future directions and activities.

  • Participate in national and international conversations. The LPC represents the interests of our community within a growing network of university presses, scholarly publishers, vendors, and professional associations.

  • Serve on committees and task forces. Contribute directly to the advancement of the field by joining the dedicated group of volunteers who keep the LPC moving.