Today, Roger C. Schonfeld argues that Clarivate’s acquisition of ProQuest, which was completed last week, is another second-order consequence of open access.
Roger Schonfeld argues that openness and politicization together have enabled public trust in science to erode. And science is insufficiently trustworthy. The scholarly communication sector must not ignore this situation.
Today we feature an interview with Darrell W. Gunter, the editor of a new book on Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI.
Acquisitions are always designed to benefit business owners, sometimes at the expense of customers. But , as Joe Esposito and Roger Schonfeld argue, acquisitions can provide benefits to customers and end-users as well.
Danielle Cooper and Roger Schonfeld analyze OverDrive’s purchase of the streaming video platform Kanopy.
Clarivate to Acquire ProQuest: analysis by Roger Schonfeld
The sudden virtualization of conferences sparked a flurry of experimentation. It is now time to build the future of the scholarly meeting.
The digital services provided by scholarly publishers and academic libraries still do not meet researchers’ needs. Roger Schonfeld notes that doing so would require far more profound change, not just at the level of user experience but in terms of rethinking existing businesses and organizational models.
How to address lies in the political life of a democracy? Education, information literacy, gatekeeping, and dialogue are not enough. Lisa Hinchliffe and Roger Schonfeld examine the issue.
The journal brand has proven to be the great intangible asset of the scholarly publisher. Can publishers extend the reach and value of journal brands by supporting research materials beyond the version of record?