Global initiatives in open are decentralized and disconnected, lacking researcher input and buy-in. An “opens solutions” approach can both embrace and leverage that diversity, ensuring that it all contributes to the greater whole.
Six questions and answers about the new transformative deal between Elsevier and the University of California.
NFTs are the next phase in the ongoing tension between forces supporting subscriptions and those supporting ownership of content
The newly announced California/Elsevier transformative agreement will test the financial sustainability and the financial desirability of the multi-payer model.
Christina Emery presents an updated overview of the open access books landscape and examines the challenges of open access book publishing according to feedback from authors and researchers, plus what support is available to them.
The sudden virtualization of conferences sparked a flurry of experimentation. It is now time to build the future of the scholarly meeting.
Robert Harington talks to a range of expert stakeholders with differing views about the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy and Creative Commons Licensing. Part 2. of 2 interview posts.
Robert Harington talks to a range of expert stakeholders with differing views about the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy and Creative Commons Licensing. Part 1 of 2 interview posts.
Mark Carden looks at the many factors that go into organizing a conference and how that leads to the event’s pricing.
Last week Wiley acquired Hindawi for $298M or a multiple of 7.45 based on 2020 Hindawi revenue. Hear why and what comes next from Wiley’s EVP of Research, Judy Verses, and VP of Open Research, Liz Ferguson.
Financial uncertainty of 2021 may inspire organizations to do some silo busting. Angela Cochran explores opportunities to meet those goals while leaving silos intact.
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?
Robert Harington argues that funders, be they national, or private, should consider directly funding their field through funding societies and institutions, with a focus on equitable distribution of funds across scholarly communities.
The International Water Association is going to flip its entire journal portfolio to open access via a Subscriber to Open model. Here’s how they plan to make it a success.
Can community-action publishing prove to be a viable alternative to market-based publishing?