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.
Recent coordinated investigatory journalism articles, along with separate regulatory actions, are squeezing predatory publishers. But are the root causes being addressed?
2017 may have been a watershed year for the Internet and its future. What did we learn? And what factors may shape 2018?
A possible consequence of moves to more tightly regulate social media companies may be they start looking for new investments. And they already have some in scholarly publishing.
With greater awareness of the foibles and failings of scientific publishing, weaker self-regulation systems, and a trend toward governmental regulation of funding, is external regulation of the scientific journals system now inevitable?
How can $1 be worth more than $1? Let a lobbyist teach you.