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The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group now includes AJHP from ASHP

New Jersey (September 1, 2015) – ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) recently joined The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG) by adding its prestigious journal, AJHP (American Journal of Health System Pharmacy), to the ISPG collection.

For more than 70 years, ASHP has helped its 40,000+ members (which include pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians practicing in hospitals and health systems) improve medication use and enhance patient safety. Now, as a part of the new agreement, ISPG libraries will have access to the authoritative content found in its official publication: AJHP.

The official publication of ASHP, AJHP publishes peer-reviewed scientific papers on contemporary drug therapy and pharmacy practice innovations in hospitals and health systems.

“We are thrilled to offer access to such an extremely prestigious journal like AJHP,” commented Tom Taylor, President of Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting and ISPG Facilitator. “With a circulation of more than 40,000, AJHP is the most widely recognized and respected clinical pharmacy journal in the world and will add even more value to the high-quality ISPG collections.”

“We’re delighted that AJHP will now be included in the ISPG collections, which are made available to academics and professionals in focused regions around the world,” added Dean J. Manke, ASHP Vice President of Marketing and Sales. “As a result of this new agreement, the important information found in AJHP will now be accessible to more medical researchers than ever before.”

ASHP represents pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in acute and ambulatory settings. The organization’s more than 40,000 members include pharmacists, student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. For over 70 years, ASHP has been on the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety. For more information about the wide array of ASHP activities and the many ways in which pharmacists advance healthcare, visit ASHP’s website,, or its consumer website,

The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG) is a coalition of independent publishers of high-impact journals and related academic content, hosted on the HighWire platform, which promotes, markets to, and negotiates with library consortia, hospitals and other organizations around the world.

Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting, Inc. provides the highest-quality sales and marketing services to academic publishing companies, societies and libraries internationally. Utilizing a global network of experienced professionals, Dragonfly directs the market development, launch, and sales of new and existing texts, represents societies and publishers to library consortia, and offers general sales and marketing services as needed.

For more information, please contact Tom Taylor at 732-414-2656 or by email.