Featuring the benefits of open data, why the public should be involved in scientific research and countries that are leading the way in open access publishing.
Featuring a summary of Scholastica’s interview with Stuart Taylor, revised feedback on Plan S from Springer Nature and the development of a community-led publisher
Featuring a fresh review of Cabell’s blacklist, increased article processing charges from two major publishers, the future of funding body journals and further support for open access from the European Commission
Featuring a discussion of transformative agreements, a pivotal open access deal between Elsevier and UNIT and a fresh call for academics to report clinical trial findings to registries
Featuring the release of the ISMPP open access white paper, the threat of predatory publishers to the student community and the opinions of faculty members on open access publishing models
Featuring the drive towards restructuring academic publishing, an exciting new deal for Cambridge University Press and Plan S feedback and resources
Featuring the release of the latest European University Association Open Access Survey results, the ordering of a predatory publisher to pay millions of dollars for deception, the adoption of Creative Commons licences by the European Commission and the launch of PeerJ-SciHub.
Featuring controversial new EU online copyright legislation, an opinion piece on gold open access and Plan S published in the NEJM, a partnership between Kudos and DataCite and Open Pharma educational materials on open access
Featuring comments from the co-chair of cOAlition S, draft recommendations from the MIT Open Access Task Force, strategies to break the academic status quo, and the need for research transparency
Featuring the lost science of the 1990s, a country-wide boycott of Elsevier subscriptions, plans to help society publishers embrace Plan S and the validity of preprints