The American Psychological Association partner with Kudos to accelerate impact of researchers’ published work

September 12 2018 / By Lauren McNeill

For immediate release, September 12th 2018 –– Kudos (, the award-winning service for managing dissemination of research publications, is delighted to announce a partnership with the American Psychological Association (APA), the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA has partnered with Kudos to expand its support for APA book and journal authors as they share their work, grow audiences, and accelerate impact.

“APA Publishing is committed to editorial excellence as well as disseminating important, innovative research as broadly as possible. We are excited to team up with Kudos to empower our authors and society partners to help bolster the visibility of their publications and better measure their impact,” says Rose Sokol-Chang, PhD, Publisher, APA Journals.

“This partnership is a reflection of APA’s commitment to support our authors across the entire publication cycle and highlight the positive contributions they make to the field of psychology and the society as a whole,” adds Brenda Carter, Publisher, APA Books.

APA’s vibrant publishing program includes a portfolio of 80+ journals published on behalf of both scholarly communities within APA and related societies worldwide, a scholarly books program, a children’s book imprint, digital learning solutions, and a suite of scholarly databases. 

“We’re delighted to be welcoming such a prestigious organization to the Kudos community,” says Charlie Rapple, Sales & Marketing Director and Co-founder of Kudos. “Thousands of psychology researchers are already choosing Kudos to explain and share their work; by partnering with us directly, APA can not only make those processes more efficient, but also amplify authors’ efforts to help them achieve better results.”

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About Kudos
Over 240,000 researchers have signed up to use Kudos’ free platform for managing communications around their publications – across multiple publishers and tools. They explain work in plain language and generate trackable links for sharing via email, web and social networks; these enable communications to be directly mapped against views, downloads, altmetrics and citations. Kudos thereby provides researchers, and their publishers and institutions, with a rich understanding of which channels and activities are most effective for broadening reach and impact. Kudos has over 100 publisher, institutional, society and corporate customers around the world. Recent analysis of Kudos data indicates that growth in full text downloads on the publisher site is 23% higher when the Kudos toolkit is used. Kudos won the 2015 ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing and has been named in Outsell’s “Ten to Watch” for three consecutive years; Outsell recently assigned a “positive” rating to Kudos’ new “shareable PDF, describing it as a “a pragmatic solution to a key industry issue”. 

About the American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association, in Washington, D.C., is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA's membership includes over 115,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students. Through its divisions in 54 subfields of psychology and affiliations with 60 state, territorial and Canadian provincial associations, APA works to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives. APA Publishing produces journals, books, videos, databases, and educational products for researchers, practitioners, educators, students, and the public.


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