Revisiting a 2018 primer on the business side of publishing. The defining property of traditional publishing is editorial selection. That is what publishing is about.
Today Wiley announced its purchase of J&J Editorial. Angela Cochran explores what this means for J&J customers not in the Wiley universe.
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.
Continuing a series looking at start-ups in the scholarly sector, from what they do and how it could be useful, to how they have got started, and tips they would share with other entrepreneurs. This time, an interview with Andrew Preston and Ben Kaube, two of the founders of online seminar platform Cassyni
Revisiting Tim Vines’ 2017 post — Open data continues to gain ground, but is there a revenue stream that would help journals recover the costs of gathering, reviewing and publishing data?
Looking back at Richard Poynder’s in-depth analysis of the state of open access. What’s changed since then?
Jon Treadway and Sarah Greaves look at the consolidation of the scholarly communications market and where it is leading.
Pearson is offering online access to its entire textbook collection for $15 a month. Will students go for it?
Robert Harington interviews a number of experts with a few burning questions on the Subscribe to Open (S2O) model in a two part post, part two appearing here.
Robert Harington interviews a number of experts with a few burning questions on the Subscribe to Open (S2O) model in a two part post, part one appearing here:
Turns out, digital transformation is actually more human than technical. Learn more in these case studies from Emerald and De Gruyter.
Calls for a monoculture of scholarly communication keep multiplying. But wouldn’t a continued diversity of models be healthier?
At a recent meeting, a debate was held on the motion: Preprints are going to replace journals. I was asked to oppose the motion and this post is based on my arguments.
This eighth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast is the second in a two-part series on open access publishing. In this episode, Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) and Ann Michael (DeltaThink) discuss some of the more complex aspects of the OA landscape, such as funder mandates, Plan S, and transformative agreements.
AAAS continues its commitment to the subscription model to praise from cOAlition S. Are there lessons for other publishers?