Featuring proposals from Plan U, a call for stronger open access policies in the UK, the launch of UCL’s ‘megajournal’ and Elsevier’s controversial role in monitoring Europe’s open science movement.
Featuring highlights from the European Meeting of ISMPP, discrepancies in disclosure reporting and the time implications of introducing a data availability statement.
Featuring updates from the Open Pharma round table, the expansion of transparent peer review workflows and potential problems for scientific societies with Plan S compliance.
Featuring the financial lure towards predatory publishing, an editorial mass migration and the rise of open data sets.
Featuring the role of the research community in driving open access, global perceptions of Plan S, and the need for clearer guidelines on APC caps.
Featuring updates to ICMJE recommendations, concerns surrounding APCs and quality control in open access journals, and the route to efficient data citation.
Featuring literature pirating, ownership issues surrounding data sharing, and the benefits of open citations.
Featuring mirror journals, fresh Plan S guidelines and new software to help open access publishers to index their articles properly.
Featuring China’s Plan S endorsement, an assessment of YODA and the value of preprints to junior researchers
Featuring the researcher cast out for investigating his institution’s predatory publishing habits, the end of the replication crisis, and how to have your say on Plan S.