Can community-action publishing prove to be a viable alternative to market-based publishing?
Some inspiration in difficult times from a classical source.
Susan Spilka analyzes a series of surveys from Emerald Publishing that asked both academics and the general public about the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion to society.
The crisis of information integrity is real. Integrity of workflow — analyses of process, investment in process, transparency of process — is the intervention
If we are truly committed to a more equitable and resilient system of scholarly communication, we need to look beyond diversity programs and understand how this watershed moment requires us to reexamine everything, including strategy and business models.
In support of Open Access Week, we asked our community how we can achieve equitable participation in Open Research. Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow. Come share your views!
Are US federal courts enforcing Creative Commons licenses? Yes, but not as copyright holders may hope.
The FAIR principles answer the ‘How’ question for sharing research data, but we also need consensus on the ‘What’ question.
John Oliver presents a fairly devastating look at how history is taught in America and how that has contributed to our current problems.
A look back at 2014’s discussion of measuring the immeasurable.
Despite controversies, MDPI has flourished and are now the 5th largest scholarly publisher in the market. Christos Petrou offers an analysis of their enormous levels of growth.
We stand by our data. We just won’t share it or believe that you replicated our study.
By calling its new policy a “Rights Retention Strategy,” cOAlition S is engaging in doublespeak. This strategy actually does exactly the opposite of what it claims.
Journal submission fees would reduce the continuously growing editorial and peer review burdens while allowing for better levels of rigor and oversight. Roy Kaufman makes a case for their adoption.
How do libraries decide which titles to keep when they cancel the Big Deal? What do the results look like? A look at seven libraries that walked away by @lisalibrarian.