Featuring the fight against quackery, a round-up of open access for 2017, and Crossref’s plans for a new persistent identifier for grant-funded research. How quackery
Featuring the abandonment of negotiations between German universities and Elsevier; a letter supporting open citations and the Indian government’s struggle against predatory journals.
Featuring open science board game ‘The Publishing Trap’, a publishing horror story and the importance of Wikipedia as a medical resource. Open science: the board
Featuring an examination of open access publishing in North Africa, a new patient-centric data-sharing project, and the announcement of African Academy of Sciences Open Research.
Featuring a phantom publication with 400 citations, the censorship of Nature in China and why patients need to be involved in the discussion on data sharing.
Featuring an explanation for the slow growth of open access, the revolt of Scientific Reports’ editorial board and Crossref’s new event data project.