Featuring the dropping of an open access trial by the Gates Foundation and Science, how Crossref can help medical publications professionals, and a new tool for explaining the nuances of open access terms.
CrossRef is a nonprofit whose goal is to catalogue metadata about scholarly works in order to facilitate easier access and correct record keeping--and they might just become medical publishers’ new best friend.
Featuring the ‘Companion to Shakespeare for open access research, Europe PubMed Central (PMC)begins to index preprints, and Projekt DEAL’s decision to abandon negotiations with Elsevier.
Looking at who should be responsible for monitoring open access, a blockchain-based start-up seeking to revolutionize scholarly publishing, and a new system for comparing researchers across disciplines.
The problem of bias, both subconscious and conscious, in medical research was a consistent theme through many of the talks delivered at Evidence Live this year. As the first post in a series on the talks from Evidence Live, this article will give an overview of what evidence based medicine actually is. In his session, … Continue reading Evidence Live – what is evidence-based medicine?
Featuring The Lancet’s preprint experiment, ASCO granting open access options to industry, and the 20 journals that were denied an impact factor.
Patient engagement in medical research is a priority for the pharmaceutical industry; however, patient involvement in publications is rare.
Featuring a study defending double-blind peer review, what’s next in the campaign for preregistration, and trial disclosure rates in the pharmaceutical industry.
Featuring the cost of journal subscriptions for the UK’s top universities, the open access mandate on its way through the California legislature, and a look at clinical trial disclosure rates.
Open access publishing of medical research is increasingly prevalent, but open access terminology is varied and confusing. Gold, green, bronze, hybrid, CC BY, CC BY-NC – what does it all mean, and what is the best type of open access? At the 14th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals, a panel of stakeholders in medical publications met to discuss open access from different perspectives.