Themes and ideas from the Fortune Brainstorm AI. “People won’t lose their jobs to AI; they’ll lose their jobs to people that are using AI.”
Libraries are accelerating engagement with transformative and pure publish agreements, balancing contract-based publishing support with an APC fund, and investing in the scholarly communications ecosystem.
The intended beneficiary of public access is “the American public,” and we need so much more than access to the biomedical literature.
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe provides a current refresh on the open access (OA) funding landscape, and more specifically on the 2022 White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Nelson Memo.
Open access is public access. With the Nelson OSTP memo as a catalyst for Green-via-Gold, will we still need agency repositories?
The President of the American Nuclear Society explains why the Nelson Memo may cause trepidation but bring opportunity.
Funder guidance is too vague when it comes to identifiers and metadata. It needs to get specific to be effective.
What is the most likely scenario for implementation of the OSTP’s Nelson Memo? And what strategies will that offer for publishers?
Karin Wulf and Rick Anderson reflect on the OSTP’s response to their interview questions, and on some implications of those responses and of the memo itself.
Karin Wulf and Rick Anderson interview Dr. Alondra Nelson, acting director of the White House Office on Science & Technology Policy when the new OSTP memo was published.
A look back at a 2015 post about approaches to improve funder policy compliance. Many of the same problems exist now as did then — are the same collaborative solutions likely to happen?
The new US policy on access to research publications suggests an acceleration in the shift toward open access. Christos Petrou examines what that would look like in different fields and for different journals.
Day 2 of Chef reactions to the OSTP Policy memo. What are your thoughts? Share your views with the Scholarly Kitchen community.
Everyone has an opinion about the OSTP Policy memo! Come over and hear what the Chefs have to say and share your opinions with us. Part 1 of a 2 part post.
An interview with principals of the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable, whose work significantly shaped the Holdren Memo on public access to federally-funded research.