The revived world of ‘massive open online courses’ has prompted Springer Nature to work with Italian universities on new textbooks for MOOCs.
Since the COVID-19 onset, Michiel Kolman says, Elsevier’s workforce has found a new sense for its work’s importance–and for belonging.
Based on data from eight of them, Springer Nature sees gold-open-access rates in the 90th percentile in some cases.
Emerald Publishing plans to decline panel appearances in events that don’t reflect their communities, following a springtime diversity study.
Richard Charkin even takes aim at publishing’s parties as he reviews some of the practical lessons of the pandemic–and revisits the hairstyle of his youth.
The US Office of Science and Technology Policy effort to change IP protections in research publication draws ‘serious legal, policy, and economic concerns.’
In both the UK and the US, the publishers’ associations are offering guides on how publishers are—and can—respond to the coronavirus crisis.
Research houses and scholarly publishers and associations are pooling their content for professional and public access free of charge.
As 2020 rolls in, Copyright Clearance Center’s Roy Kaufman looks at key developments in STM publishing–with advice for what lies ahead.
Removing traditional embargos, critics say, a proposed executive order would make scholarly work of federally funded researchers available on publication.