As we await the next communication from Coalition S, the largest publishers indicate that they will not abandon the hybrid pathway for open access.
A deep architectural dive into the remarkable New York Public Library.
NISO and NFAIS announced a planned merger yesterday, designed to better serve their members during a time of rapid change.
History as a discipline has a history of responding to Open Access Initiatives. What can we learn from this history of history that could push faster, farther toward collaboratively designed and implemented OA?
The editorial board for the Journal of Informetrics declared checkmate when they resigned over Elsevier’s open access and open citations policies. Raising both practical and moral questions of journal ownership, the editors of Learning Publishing ask: What can this power move tell us about editorial ownership in the age of open science?
With thousand of pages of feedback on the Plans S implementation guidance, what themes emerged that might guide next steps? By @lisalibrarian
We all have our individual approaches to work. Here, author Roald Dahl offers a tour of his process and his backyard writing hut.
Information access has an important role to play in tackling inequity in the global research and knowledge systems. But subscriptions to Northern journals are only part of the story for improving research equity in low- and middle-income-countries.
Civil Engineers rely on data from a multitude of sources. Angela Cochran shares what ASCE has learned in the process of setting up Data Availability Statements as well as insights from a recent Ithaka S+R study on the subject.
The third PIDapalooza took place in Dublin in late January. Alice Meadows shares some of her thoughts on this festival of open identifiers.
Think science has issues with image manipulation? Wait till you see these advertising tricks used to make food look appetizing.
While open access offers great benefit to lower-income countries, more is needed than just access alone. Revisiting several posts about the bigger picture needs.
Data Availability Statements are a powerful tool in promoting data sharing, but what does it take to include them in a journal workflow?
Despite increasingly sophisticated library automation, the data on books in libraries is often hard to come by.
Elsevier’s Gaby Appleton expands on some of the themes she discussed during the recent STM Association’s panel debate on ‘The future of access” and the work Elsevier is doing in these areas.