With OA gaining momentum and hybrid and full OA policies becoming more common, article-level metadata and other standard approaches are necessary to facilitate discoverability.
The details of PeerJ’s business model raise many questions, some of which may pertain to inherent Silicon Valley ways of doing business, others to efforts to create a community of required activity.
The commodity nature of the OA service seems to predict certain structural aspects, including lower prices and bigger journals.
The comments on a recent post revealed a litany of rhetoric that doesn’t quite match up with nuanced reality.
After years of debate, ACRL will finally “walk the talk.” But without a business model, they could get tripped up.
Full of experimental biases and important omissions, what can be learned from the Study of Open Access Publishing (SOAP) survey of scientists?
PLoS ONE’s relatively high impact factor may compromise its ability to support PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine.