On 15 May 2019, the Center for Biomedical Research Transparency (CBMRT) brought the stakeholders in academic publishing together to share their varying perspectives on research transparency and accessibility at the European Biomedical Transparency Summit (BMTS), in Paris.
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.
New Open Pharma resource: open access educational materials
In January 2019, Open Pharma core members and supporters attended a roundtable meeting, hosted by The BMJ at its Head Office at BMA House in London.
Last week’s ISMPP-U webinar ‘Open Access and Medical Publishing’, developed by the Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP) initiative and Open Pharma and moderated by LaVerne Mooney (Pfizer) and Chris Winchester (Oxford PharmaGenesis), aimed to define the key elements of open access policies, to provide insight into the changing publishing environment and to understand the perspectives of non-commercial and commercial stakeholders on open access publishing.
A new reference site from Medical Publishing Insights and Practices (MPIP) aims to educate its users on the ins and outs of open access as part of its commitment to improving research transparency in pharma. With open access everywhere nowadays, it is very important to know what it is and how it works. However, this … Continue reading MPIP launches new open access toolkit
Featuring how libraries can support Plan S implementation, the Incentivization Blueprint encouraging funders to align with the principles of open research, and the effect on citation performance of a journal becoming open access.
Featuring pharma taking the lead on sharing clinical trial results, where preprints end up, and the identity of peer reviewers.
Featuring the release of the Foundations for Open Scholarship Strategy Development document, the addition of citation data to Altmetric, the launch of Participation Reports by Crossref, and The Francis Crick Institute’s commitment to open access and preprints.
Featuring the launch of cloud-based technology that enables one-click access to research articles, the new supplement for publishing negative results, and the first publisher-owned open research platform.