Featuring the Elsevier ‘geoblocking’ controversy, the preference of authors for open peer review, and the debated ‘death’ of transferable peer review.
Featuring the assault by publishers’ group STM on ResearchGate, an open letter in defence of open science and the history of scholarly impact.
Featuring the whodunit on the demise of Beall’s list, The Royal Society’s ORCID mandate and how authors and reviewers have responded to PeerJ’s optional open peer review. Who killed Beall's list? via The Chronicle of Higher Education A review of the prime suspects in the demise of Beall’s list, and a discussion on where open … Continue reading Weekly digest: the latest news on topics important to Open Pharma
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Featuring an introduction to Metadata2020, reaction to proposals for EU copyright reform, Elsevier’s new data-sharing framework and initial decisions on the second Research Excellence Framework.
Featuring the metamorphosis of clinical trial reporting in BioMed Central (BMC) journals, an update on the #nodealnoreview campaign and a visualization of open access infrastructure in Canada.