Springer Nature says this is the first survey ‘dedicated to understanding the views of book authors on open access across all subjects and regions.’
Responding to researchers’ need for unfettered open-access content, Sven Fund’s Knowledge Unlatched and its partners have created the Open Research Library.
Springer Nature’s leadership says it’s ‘encouraging a significant shift in publishers’ view[s] of their role in the transition to open access.’
‘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.
At the Annenberg, Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s ‘Library of Alexandria moment’ is a warning to publishers that their essential content could go up in cyber-flames.
At the Association of American Publishers’ PSP conference on scholarly and professional publishing, speakers will address data security, licensing, AI, and leadership.
The 48 subject category winners of the 2019 PROSE Award cycle from the Association of American Publishers will yield four top category titles and an overall winner.
UNSILO announces a partnership with journal publisher BMJ, while Vivendi is approved to close its acquisition of Editis in France.
The Harvard-based research paper rejected by Donald Trump about deaths related to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico turns out to have topped Altmetric’s ranking for 2018.