Finding Value

By |January 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Finding Value

The theme of this year’s Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) pre-conference at APE 2019 in Berlin, is Bringing Value in Academic Publishing: Practical Solutions for […]

Expired Copyrights Open Doors to Possibilities

By |January 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Expired Copyrights Open Doors to Possibilities

This coming year marks the first time in two decades that a large body of copyrighted works will lose their protected status. This shift […]

Financial Future of Open Access Advocate in Question

By |January 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Financial Future of Open Access Advocate in Question

The Public Library of Science (PLOS) launched their first open access journal in 2003 and were the first publisher to formally offer cross-linking between […]

Cyberattacks on News Media

By |January 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Cyberattacks on News Media

Cybercrime is at an all time, or at the very least, we are more aware of it than ever before. The New York Times […]

Buying Access

By |December 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Buying Access

There has been much complaining from some universities about the price and restrictions of their subscription contracts with publishers. However, few have the negotiating […]

Open Source in Scholarly Publishing

By |December 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Open Source in Scholarly Publishing

With STM Week in the rear view mirror, it is a good opportunity to look back at this year’s event and the year as a […]

Sci-Hub Blocked in Russia

By |December 6th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Sci-Hub Blocked in Russia

Sci-Hub is the infamous pirate site that bypasses paywalls to illicitly host millions of pay-to-read scientific papers. The creator, Alexandra Elbakyan, sees the research […]

Open Access Deal Made

By |December 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Open Access Deal Made

Cambridge University Press recently announced they have reached an open access deal with higher education and research institutions in Sweden. This came to us from their […]