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.
Anna Abalkina discusses evidence of widespread academic misconduct in Russia.
Some journals are expected to benefit immensely under Clarivate’s new counting model.
Silent Librarian is an international phishing organization that “angles” for university network credentials on behalf of the Iranian government. Crane Hassold gives us the lowdown on this dangerous scam.
Rachel Caldwell presents PAPPI, a proposed matrix for determining how well a publisher or vendor aligns with the mission of libraries.
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.
Journalists are increasingly flagging unsupported claims and blatant falsehoods–it’s time for preprint platforms to do the same.
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.