Dawit Tegbaru offers ideas on how the scholarly communications community can take action to address inequity.
Mark Carden looks at the many factors that go into organizing a conference and how that leads to the event’s pricing.
Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how we can overcome the barriers blocking global participation in open access publishing.
What have we learned over the course of the COVID pandemic? Our authors revisit earlier posts with updates, now that we have a longer view. Today, Angela Cochran revisits her post asking, “What Will We Learn About Scholarly Publishing as a Result of COVID-19?”
The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.
In periods of disruption, commercial publishers have traditionally found opportunities to make capital investments that ultimately strengthen their relative position in the market — opportunities that are not necessarily available to their not-for-profit counterparts. With this in mind, we offer up the beginnings of an analysis of the state of not-for-profit publishing today.
The pandemic has wrought profound disruption on the academic sector. Today, we share findings from a major research project about the budget situation in US academic libraries.
The International Water Association is going to flip its entire journal portfolio to open access via a Subscriber to Open model. Here’s how they plan to make it a success.
The defining aspect of such an organization is that it operates as an industry nexus.
Peer Review Week 2020 continues with a guest post by Dawn Durante of the University of Texas Press, looking at trust in peer review from the perspective of economics.
William Park on the potential for publishers from the untapped $1-2 billion opportunity within the small to medium sized enterprises (SME) market.
What have academic book publishers been for? And what might they be for, in the future? Part 2
What have academic book publishers been for? And what might they be for, in the future?
The results of a study on author perceptions of funding open access articles through a library subvention fund at Virginia Tech are analyzed.
How can collective action models to support open access, like Subscribe to Open, be applied to academic publishing? An interview with Raym Crow.