In Part Two, Richard Fisher looks at the past, the present and the future of monograph publishing in the humanities and social sciences.
Alison Muddit interviews Goeffrey Crossick about his report on the future of open access monographs.
There is no shortage of critique of citation metrics and other efforts to quantify the “impact” of scholarship. Will a report calling for “responsible metrics” help researchers, administrators and funders finally wean themselves?
A new report, commissioned by London Higher and SPARC Europe, tries to quantify the costs undertaken by UK higher education and public sector research institutions in complying with open access mandates. The resulting numbers are quite interesting.