ISPG: Welcome to the HSLANJ GLI

by Robb Mackes / 19 October 2015 / No Comments

Several new vendors are including in the HSLANJ GLI’s Fall 2015 Offer, including ISPG. Learn more, below! Reminder: The Fall Offer is open to all medical librarians in the MAR and SE/A Regions with a deadline of October 30, 2015.

By Robert S. Pursell, Vice President of Sales, Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting, Inc.

The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG ), is a collection of highly ranked health sciences and life sciences journals published by non-profit societies based in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. The ISPG USA collection consists of 30 journals and 1 eBook series, representing 15 publishers. All journals have very high impact factors and are ranked at the top of their respective disciplines. All of the journals are hosted on the prestigious HighWire platform and thus, access to the content is easy to manage.

There are three ISPG collections to choose from:

  1. ISPG USA Complete Collection: 15 publishers, 30 journals, and one eBook collection.
  2. ISPG Health Sciences Collection: 13 publishers, 25 journals, and one eBook collection. Perfect for hospitals and colleges of medicine, nursing, and pharmacy, (X see participant list).
  3. ISPG Life Sciences Collection: Five publishers and nine journals — essential to university Life Science programs, († see participant list).

ISPG USA Members:

  •  American Association for Clinical Chemistry
    • Clinical Chemistry X
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
    • Critical Care Nurse X
    • American Journal of Critical Care X
  • American Society for Cell Biology
    • Molecular Biology of the Cell †
    • CBE—Life Sciences Education (Open Access) †
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
    • Drug Metabolism and Disposition †X
    • The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics X
    • Molecular Pharmacology X
    • Pharmacological Reviews X
  • American Society of Neuroradiology (1)
    • American Journal of Neuroradiology X
  • British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery
    • The Bone & Joint Journal X
    • Bone & Joint Research (Open Access) X
  • The Company of Biologists
    • Development †
    • Journal of Cell Science †
    • The Journal of Experimental Biology †
  • European Respiratory Society
    • European Respiratory Journal X
    • Breathe (Open Access) X
    • European Respiratory Review (Open Access) X
    • European Respiratory Monograph (eBook Series) X
    • ERJ Open Research (Open Access)
  • Genetics Society of America
    • Genetics †X
    • G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics (Open Access) †X
  • Multimed
    • Peritoneal Dialysis International X
  • Project Hope
    • Health Affairs †X
  • Royal College of General Practitioners
    • British Journal of General Practice X
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists
    • The British Journal of Psychiatry X
    • BJ Psych Advances (Advances in Psychiatric Treatment) X
    • BJ Psych Bulletin (Open Access) (Psychaitric Bulletin) X
  • Society for the Study of Reproduction
    • Biology of Reproduction †X
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    • The Journal of Nuclear Medicine X
    • Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology X









Dragonfly Sales and Marketing provides sales representation for the ISPG collections to libraries worldwide, and have exclusive sales representatives servicing the US and Canada. For more information, please contact Dragonfly at (click here for email) or see our website,


X Available in Health Sciences Collection

† Available in Life Sciences Collection