Now gaining visibility, the dispute between LSU and the Netherlands’ Elsevier may reflect many more universities’ concerns about duplicative contracts.
‘I completely disagree with the phrase “publish or perish,” says one voice in academic publishing. So what does the digital disruption disrupt?
Another author-services program in the academic sector opens, as a UK-US partnership offers editing for writers for whom English is a second language.
A timely move in the refugee influx to Germany, De Gruyter picks up ‘Info DaF’ as ‘a tool for language teachers in times of migration and globalization.’
In its newly released 2016 supplement on research collaborations, Springer’s Nature Index finds rising research collaborations between the EU and UK imperiled by Brexit concerns.
‘The best thing any leader can do is simply to listen,’ outgoing Wiley research executive vice-president Philip Carpenter says as he reflects on his academic publishing career.
China ‘is funding 20 new English-language journals a year,’ according to the UK’s Publishing Association report out this week. At the same time, concern is expressed about ‘ideological control.’
The CEO of Peter Lang, an international publishing group, is now one of six owners pivoting the company to face outward from Bern. Four years ago, she says, the company was ‘very good at hiding.’
Valued at $35 billion annually, STM publishing can rightly pride itself on its history of being innovative — a tradition that is only getting stronger.
SourceHOV argues that artificial intelligence can obviate the need for publishers to manually create metadata tags and significantly streamline workflows.