Happy New Year! On the theme of new, this week, we look at a new rule on data transparency from the US Environmental Protection Agency, the new Enhanced Publication Options Navigator from MPIP, Wiley’s new acquisition of open access publisher Hindawi and a new community platform from eLife. We also learn about the impact of open access on sustainable development goals and get a primer on open access from Science.
This week, we hear from cOAlition S about green open access and feature announcements from Elsevier and the Dutch Research Council. We also look at what kinds of manuscripts should be deposited on preprint servers – and what kinds should be removed. Finally, we learn about publishing networks that streamline the publication process.
This week, we look at the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on library budgets as well as two important announcements from eLife and PLOS ONE. We also learn how smaller publishers can transition to open access models of publishing. Finally, we consider a different perspective on green open access.
This week, we look at the fallout from Springer Nature’s most recent open access announcement as well as Emerald Publishing’s commitment to open abstracts and the Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association’s online conference sessions. We also share advice on how to write a plain language summary and on how to stay relevant in the rapidly changing world of scholarly publishing. Finally, we hear the Editor-in-Chief of Nature’s thoughts on open access.
This week, we explore how academics have been spending their time during the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact this is having on scholarly publishing now and in the future. We also look at the report from the 8th EMWA Symposium. Finally, we ‘Poké’ a bit of fun at predatory journals.
This week, we explore the importance of data sharing in COVID-19, Alzheimer’s disease and social psychology research. We also look at trends in open access publishing across the globe and focus on open access initiatives in Africa. Finally, we learn the ideal frequency for the word ‘and’.