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?
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?
Matthew Salter takes a look at the new open access policy from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
Sally Ekanayaka reviews a webinar featuring several key players in implementing Plan S and asks what lessons have been learned?
There is value in exploring the concept of different perspectives on open access in order to begin to develop a “unified approach to open”.
The STM Association released an Article Sharing Framework to facilitate use of scholarly collaboration networks in compliance with new EU Copyright Directive.
The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.
On the three year anniversary of the OSTP Public Access memo, AIP’s Fred Dylla takes a look at the significant progress made.
A new survey highlights the lack of awareness among researchers for funding agency public access policies.
Data archiving is becoming a new normal for scientific publishing, but a recent study shows you need to do more than just ask for it.