Several of the foremost enterprises in open source recently joined forces with a group of universities that direct funding to support open source, to call for greater resources to be invested in support. This Invest in Open Infrastructure initiative, though nascent, may be the best hope to date of some kind of common collective action in support of open infrastructure. Today, we interview one of its leaders, Dan Whaley.
cOAlition S rebuffed recommendations for continuing hybrid and supporting sister journals. Springer Nature tries again with concept of the “Transformative Publisher.” Thoughts?
Rick Anderson interviews Jeff MacKie-Mason about the University of California system’s recent break with Elsevier.
How three transformations in scholarly publishing over recent years could help Bangladesh move out of the UN’s List of Least Developed Countries by 2024. Guest post by Haseeb Md. Irfanullah.
If you’re a scholarly and scientific author and you think the open access movement is irrelevant to your interests, think again.
If ever there was a time for society publishers to start advocating for themselves, that time is now. In this post, Angela Cochran challenges society publishers to find their voice in affecting policy decisions that relate to their programs.