‘Not a viable or trustworthy Open Access solution,” Michiel Kolman says, ‘piracy is simply not the answer to our challenges as an industry’ and SciHub, he says, is ‘not the answer’ to goals of Open Access.
‘Checks and balances’ amid fake news—tech companies are becoming like publishers, Michiel Kolman says in Brussels, and publishers more like tech companies.
The Scholarly Kitchen looks at gender bias in scholarly publishing and peer review. And an IGI Global journal is newly indexed by Elsevier’s Compendex.
Shared ‘open data’ is becoming more important and widely used in academic research, according to a new report from open data platform Figshare.
From Scroll.in: After more than 100 years of publication in English, Oxford University Press in India is embarking on projects in Bengali and Hindi.
This article is sponsored by Apex CoVantage and offers a new guide, ‘Gain a Competitive Advantage With These Emerging Technologies,’ for publishers.
Two new reports from the UK’s Academic Book of the Future call for stakeholders in academic publishing tto formalize their collaboration in order to make advancements and improvements.
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.