The AUPresses Library Relations Committee asks Peter Berkery and Mary Lee Kennedy to share their thoughts about how relations between publishers and libraries have changed.
A Creative Commons license is irrevocable; it says so right in the license. But it also says you can change your mind and distribute the work differently, or not at all. What does this mean?
Annual Reviews will offer their journals as Subscribe to Open. Come read our interview with Richard Gallagher, President and Editor-in-Chief.
Haseeb Irfanullah reflects on the recent Scholarly Kitchen webinar discussing the future of research as a global exercise.
A.J. Boston offers recommendations for how funding agencies and research institutions can better lead the change toward open access.
The value of streaming video as a genre of scholarly communication is just being established. Today, Danielle Cooper and Dylan Ruediger profile the leading start-ups in this space.
In a new twist on academic fraud, a company now offers to pay you to write and publish book reviews that will be credited to someone else.
In a novel license agreement, Elsevier agrees to open backfile content from a consortium of elite private institutions. Will other libraries and publishers follow this model?
Joe Esposito looks back at a 2011 post offering a parable of the role in innovation in publishing and makes the case that we should not criticize companies that try and fail to do new things.
What has not made headlines but is also a noteworthy outcome of transformative agreements is the significant increase in access and readership for paywalled articles that they facilitate.
In this second of two posts, Robert Harington talks with several forward-thinking Society Executive Directors/CEOs, representing a range of fields, on the future of scholarly society operations and strategy.
In this first of two posts, Robert Harington talks with several forward-thinking Society Executive Directors/CEOs, representing a range of fields, on the future of scholarly society operations and strategy.
Revisiting a 2008 post noting that while it is often argued that open access will reduce the overall cost of scholarly communications, this article proposed that OA will be additive to the size of the current market.
The “version of record” is an organizing concept in scholarly publishing. It is by referent to that version that others are understood and it is the object of financial models, policies, and recognition and reward systems.
The SSP’s Charleston Pre-Conference Session looked at key issues and challenges in OA monograph publishing as well as how best to evaluate new OA book models and their potential ROI.