Featuring the purchase of paywall-vaulting start-up Kopernio by Clarivate Analytics, the addition of patent data to Altmetric, and a new decree on data-sharing from the Chinese government.
Featuring the latest falling out between publishers and universities, a discussion of the place of preprints in the publishing landscape, and what pending EU copyright legislation could mean for open science.
Featuring the new vigilante fighting predatory publishers, the use of blockchain technology for research, and an open access toolkit for institutions.
Looking at the importance of an optimistic narrative for science, what’s new in peer review, and how much value is really added by journals.
Featuring the plans of UK research funders to review their open access policies, indications that the EU is set to miss its open access target, blockchain technologies for peer review, and a new preprints highlighting service.
Featuring the EU Commission’s new open science role, a new tool to analyse the uptake of hybrid open access publishing, and results from the European University Association’s open access survey.