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SSP pleased to provide our members with affinity programs that offer unique opportunities and discounted rates on a variety of services that are of value to our members.

All programs are carefully vetted and approved by the SSP Board of Directors and we attempt to develop programs that will fill a need of our members. Our member benefit programs are designed to provide you with exclusive offers, which are available as a benefit of belonging to SSP. Click on the links below and start saving today.

Academic Publishing in Europe

APE is an ongoing international debate about the Future of Scholarly Communication & Scientific Publishing. Held in Berlin, Germany, in January, the APE Conferences aim at a better understanding of scholarly communication and the role of information in science, education, and society. They encourage the debate about the future of value-added scientific publishing, information dissemination, and access to scientific results and offer an independent forum for ‘open minds.’ SSP members receive a 25% discount on registration. Learn more and register at http://www.ape-conference.eu.

Asian Council of Science Editors

The Asian Council of Science Editors (ACSE) is the first and the foremost organization in Asia that was developed with the aim to provide a unified and active platform for Asian editors and scholars where they can understand their editorial problems, learn about the solutions, and devotedly take up the future challenges to enhance the quality of Asian Scientific and Scholarly publications. ACSE provides skill enhancement training programs, workshops, and resources for best practices. SSP members receive a 25% discount for registration at ACSE Annual Conference, ACSE Editors Café (in any country), and ACSE Annual Workshop Series. To learn more, visit http://theacse.com/. Contact info@sspnet.org for event discount codes.

Frankfurter Buchmesse

The Frankfurt Book Fair is an essential international trade fair for publishing. The 2023 fair is scheduled to be held October 18-22. SSP members are eligible to receive a 25% discount on day tickets for trade visitors. For more information, contact info@sspnet.org.


NASIG is an independent, non-profit organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models. NASIG is also the proud moderator of the SERIALST discussion list since 2014. SSP members receive a discounted registration rate for NASIG webinars. To learn more, visit https://nasig.org/Webinars.


National Information Standards Organization (NISO)

NISO, the National Information Standards Organization, is a non-profit association accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). We identify, develop, maintain, and publish technical standards and recommended practices to manage information in today’s continually changing digital environment. NISO standards apply to both traditional and new technologies and to information across its whole lifecycle, from creation through documentation, use, repurposing, storage, metadata, and preservation. SSP members receive a discounted registration rate of $100 per organization for NISO webinars. To learn more, visit http://www.niso.org/


Please contact SSP at info@sspnet.org if you have suggestions for additional programs you would like us to consider.

All purchases of products and services are by and between individual SSP members and the service provider. SSP has entered into these relationships as a benefit to our members. If members chose to exercise these benefits, they do so directly with the service providers and SSP does not assume any role in that relationship. This arrangement should not be perceived as an SSP endorsement of any product or service.