Robert Harington talks to Barbara Kline Pope, Director of Johns Hopkins University Press, in this series of perspectives from some of Publishing’s leaders across the non-profit and for- profit sectors of our industry.
Open Café, a new listserv dedicated to the free and open discussion of open scholarship has been met with enthusiasm by the scholarly communication community.
The scholarly publishing sector is undergoing its second digital transformation. Today, Ithaka S+R reviews this strategic landscape as part of a broader analysis of the shared infrastructure that supports scholarly communication.
Three global society publishers respond to cOAlition S’s recent “Towards responsible publishing, a proposal from cOAlition S”.
Libraries are accelerating engagement with transformative and pure publish agreements, balancing contract-based publishing support with an APC fund, and investing in the scholarly communications ecosystem.
Noted journalist and scholarly communication observer Richard Poynder explains why he has given up on the open access movement.
Reflecting on the Charleston Conference Vendor Showcase @lisalibrarian share what she did — and didn’t — see.
We asked the Chefs to weigh in with their thoughts on the new “Towards Responsible Publishing” manifesto from cOAlition S.
Nicko Goncharoff presents an overview of the STM/CUJS China Symposium and offers key takeaways, including China’s increasing concern over APCs and Gold OA costs, divergent views on research integrity, and better routes to cooperation.
We all know the journals market has rapidly consolidated over recent years. But where’s the data? I set out to find some numbers to put behind the common sense.
The role of libraries and archives as streaming grows, choice declines, and the death of the red envelopes arrives.
Here I propose a framework for a Voluntary Contribution Transaction system to recognize the voluntary contributions in the scholarly workflow and to give tangible benefits to the volunteers.
The American Chemical Society is offering a new approach to funding open-access articles; Rick Anderson interviews Sarah Tegen about it.
A new research study finds that open access monographs can generate significant revenue — both on the print side and digitally.
Now, two decades into the OA movement, it is high time for university libraries and presses to finally create a future for OA monographs.