As it reaches its third anniversary, UCL Press declares its open access–only model a success, calling it as transformational today as ‘the invention of movable type printing.’
Stressing ‘the centuries-old interface between the Christian West and the Arab and Islamic world,’ this year’s PROSE / Hawkins winner is the Arcadian Library Online, an ongoing digitization project of Bloomsbury.
Canada’s journal on public health will be published by Springer, which also will co-publish ‘Flow Chemistry’ with Budapest’s Akadémiai Kiadó in January.
Cambridge University Press launches a selection of journals in its Core content sharing program, which offers subscribers read-only links.
‘It would make larger parts of the research cycle open to self-correction,’ says the Digital Science report’s author, but so might ‘a less drastic change.’
‘Checks and balances’ amid fake news—tech companies are becoming like publishers, Michiel Kolman says in Brussels, and publishers more like tech companies.
One of the world’s leading journal programs has begun offering free training in peer review: ‘We truly appreciate the service that peer reviewers provide.’
‘Surprisingly little is known about what peer review looks like at scale,’ says Birkbeck’s Martin Eve, who’ll lead a team in collaboration with PLOS ONE.
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.
Germany’s Max Planck Society participated in five of the Top 10 international Chinese bilateral research collaborations, Nature Index’s supplement.