Kudos in the research market

Kudos in the research market

Dissatisfaction with the fact that much research is published but never read was the spark behind the creation of Kudos, the start-up which won the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers’ (ALPSP) Award for Innovation in Publishing last month.

The venture was co-founded 18 months ago by a trio with solid experience in academic publishing: David Sommer, whose background includes Blackwell’s and MPS Technologies, Charlie Rapple, formerly of Ingenta and Publishing Technology, and Melinda Kenneway, previously of Oxford University Press [pictured below left]. The idea for Kudos...

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