It’s unclear who in the academic world has any incentive to pay for Gold OA publishing, especially as embargoes satisfy nearly everyone and cost next to nothing.
A long, thoughtful essay by a UK academic contemplating open access merits attention, for obvious and subtle reasons.
Every scholarly publisher in the world suddenly has less that a year to decide what to do with article submissions from the UK. The new Research Council UK (RCUK) mandate applies to all articles submitted beginning April 1, 2013. Do […]
The ALPSP study of the possible effects of a six-month embargo for journal content shows that humanities and social science journals are more at-risk, but the entire industry could find the precipice if such mandates were to take shape.
A new article suggests that institutional self-archiving mandates may benefit authors . . . if you ignore some inconsistent and inconvenient results.
When it comes to downloads and citations, position in the arXiv matters, a new study finds.
The claim that all physics articles are deposited in the arXiv is a myth, according to recent study of self-archiving.
Journal authors have more rights than they. Why is this disjoint dangerous and what can publishers do?