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Giving Back to Our Community: A Summer of Social Impact

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King As a company with a long history in Lawrence, we truly believe in this quote and are continuously looking for ways to give back to our community. We serve our social impact statement with actions,…
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How Journals Can Improve Gender Diversity in Peer Review

Research increasingly shows how gender affects the peer-review process, and how it doesn’t. For example, some studies indicate that editor gender appears to have some influence over gender diversity among peer reviewers, but gender of authors, editors and reviewers may not necessarily influence which papers are accepted or rejected.

Back to School: Allen Press Packs Backpacks for Local Kids

Back 2 School Supply Drive provides Lawrence families with classroom essentials Each year, the Salvation Army of Douglas County collaborates with Ballard Community Services, ECKAN , The United Way, Lawrence Rotary Club, Hallmark, First United Methodist Church, Great Plains Media and the Douglas County Community Foundation for the Back 2 School Supply Drive, a charitable cause…
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Lead Generation Tactics for Increasing Society Memberships

Watch the video to learn how content marketing can help grow society memberships This webinar dives deep into how associations and societies can use inbound and content marketing tactics to gain new memberships.

Sneaker for a Cause: Allen Press Proudly Donates to LeBron James’ I Promise School

Thanks to LeBron James, the path to high school graduation for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio has been paved, and on that road lies a brick from Allen Press. We are proud to announce a donation to The LeBron James Family Foundation (The LJFF) and I Promise School that will support education within the Akron community…
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Open Letter to Printing Industries of America Board of Directors

Dear PIA Board of Directors, As a long-time PIA member and supporter, we feel we have a responsibility to speak up when our industry’s flagship organization is failing its membership. We’ll get right to the point: our national board doesn’t show the gender diversity we expect to see– namely, women business owners and printing leaders…
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On Display: Google Scholar Adds Quick Abstracts and Journal Branding to Mobile Search Results

Full access to Quick Abstracts on mobile devices gives researchers an easier way to find journal articles On March 21, Google Scholar announced a significant update to its mobile search platform. In an effort to enhance the mobile user experience, search results now include a Quick Abstract. This update is only applicable to mobile devices and…
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5 Tactics for Improving Your Association Website

Top 5 Tips for Improving Your Association Website

We’ve been told since the dawn of time that first impressions are important, and it isn’t any different for websites. When someone visits your society or association website, they should be getting a snapshot of who you are as an organization. What’s the mission of the association? Why do people purchase memberships? What are the…
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Parasite Paintings and More at the Annual ASP Event in Cancun

BY PETER BURNS Artwork, T-shirts, and jewelry raise thousands for students at annual ASP auction At a glance, the painting looks like an iconic beach scene: a palm tree, a boat drifting offshore. But something is not right. Is that a giant worm wriggling around in the boat? Wait—the boat itself is a worm! And…
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Dreaming Big: Young Entrepreneur Sets out to Conquer the Publishing World

BY LACI WRIGHT Ava Middleton learns more about digital printing after tour at Allen Press School’s out for the summer which normally means vacations, swimming, and hanging out with friends… well, not for these super kids. Ava Middleton, Rider Middleton, and Katherine Cheung have dipped their young toes into the publishing world by writing, designing…
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