COVID-19 and the anti-racist movement are driving publishers to respond to and engage with readers in new and innovative ways but will these continue? This two-part guest post by Kasia Repeta features calls to action from across the publishing community.
Why is increasing diversity in scholarly communications seemingly so difficult? What should we be doing differently?
INASP’s Jon Harle looks at the United Nation’s Global Goals and explains why they matter to publishers.
INASP’s Anne Powell discusses the complexity of discovery, and the work INASP is doing to bring together tools, technologies, infrastructure and perhaps most importantly, relationships built on an understanding of the needs of users.
Despite the increase in open access publishing, public access initiatives like Research4Life, INASP, the UK’s Access2Research pilot, and more are still playing a valuable role in making research publications more widely available, both to researchers outside of the developed world, and to the general public.