The 2019 International Publishing Distribution Forum will be at Frankfurter Buchmesse, and in the UK, Emerald launches its redesigned platform.
Springer Nature says this is the first survey ‘dedicated to understanding the views of book authors on open access across all subjects and regions.’
‘My question for those who say it’s too tight a time scale,’ says Plan S task force co-chair David Sweeney, ‘is how long do you want?’
Plan S and expanding the discussion around open access publishing are on the agenda at an invitational workshop led by Copyright Clearance Center and Outsell.
The new three-year pilot agreement with Berlin’s De Gruyter aligns with Iowa State’s endorsement of the OA2020 open access initiative, based in Munich.
The Association of American Publishers enumerates complaints about the European Research Council’s much derided open access plan.
In Frankfurt, academic publishing experts expressed their many concerns about ‘Plan S,’ an new open access strategy announced by research funders in Europe.
With ‘many more tie-ups and collaborations between English and Indian-language publishers,’ Taylor & Francis’ Nitasha Devasar reports that India’s book market today is in fast, positive evolution.
Ahead of an Insights Seminar at London Book Fair, SAGE Publishing’s Kiren Shoman talks with Copyright Clearance Center’s Christopher Kenneally about factors in a digital transformtion of academic publishing.
‘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.