Robert Harington interviews Daniel Hook, CEO of Digital Science, discussing openness and findings from his recent report entitled The Ascent of Open Access.
Civil Engineers rely on data from a multitude of sources. Angela Cochran shares what ASCE has learned in the process of setting up Data Availability Statements as well as insights from a recent Ithaka S+R study on the subject.
Data Availability Statements are a powerful tool in promoting data sharing, but what does it take to include them in a journal workflow?
Elsevier’s Gaby Appleton expands on some of the themes she discussed during the recent STM Association’s panel debate on ‘The future of access” and the work Elsevier is doing in these areas.
Today’s guest post on the importance of ensuring widespread community commitment to data citation is by Brooks Hanson, Daniella Lowenberg, Patricia Cruse, and Helena Cousijn
As publishers increasingly lose control of the final stage of the publishing process, they are looking elsewhere to extract economic value. They are finding it upstream, in the various linked processes that lead to the (erstwhile) final document.
Over 1,400 researchers signed an open letter expressing concern about Plan S. Then Twitter came for them — and, more particularly, for the woman who organized the letter.
Code Ocean’s Pierre Montagano talks about expanding our concept of what the research article can offer.
Publishers and research funders both want open data, but active collaboration on policy is a rarity. The people behind a new (collaborative) data policy at the Belmont Forum share their experiences.
Editors commonly fear that data policies will hurt submissions, but data from 12 evolution and ecology journals say otherwise.
The apparently different approaches Kopernio, Unpaywall, and Anywhere Access are taking might have a common assumption at their hearts — the status quo.
Have you visited the SSP library lately? It’s a treasure trove of information about scholarly communications, including videos of the sessions from this year’s Annual Meeting.
We have had assumptions about the academic book market that probably are just not true.
A history of the rise of coercive media suggests that raising barriers to entry may be a remedy. Could a business model shift do most of the work for us?
Google’s journal about artificial intelligence (AI) coming from editors and authors associated with Google and Google Brain raises questions about conflicts, vanity publishing, and Google as a media company.