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.
Unpacking each word — rights, retention, and strategy — enables understanding what this policy is and how it functions within the Plan S compliance framework.
Do Sci-Hub downloads cause more citations, or are high impact papers simply downloaded more often?
Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how we can overcome the barriers blocking global participation in open access publishing.
Last week Wiley acquired Hindawi for $298M or a multiple of 7.45 based on 2020 Hindawi revenue. Hear why and what comes next from Wiley’s EVP of Research, Judy Verses, and VP of Open Research, Liz Ferguson.
The journal brand has proven to be the great intangible asset of the scholarly publisher. Can publishers extend the reach and value of journal brands by supporting research materials beyond the version of record?
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.
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.
Can community-action publishing prove to be a viable alternative to market-based publishing?
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. Today, part 2. Come share your views!
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.
Springer Nature recently invested further in Research Square Company to become majority owner of this preprint and author services platform. Today, an interview with Rachel Burley and Eugenie Regan about what to expect.
Tao Tao looks at some surprising communication gaps in scholarly communication that hamper progress but also provide market opportunities.