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.
In recent years, open access has provided new audiences, including patients, the general public and doctors in low and middle income countries (LMICs), with direct, free access to the results of scientific research.
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
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In order to protect the quality of clinical research it is vital for all trials to be represented in scientific literature for the benefit of scientific progress and research efficiency, and, ultimately, to better inform care for our patients in a timely manner.
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.
Patient engagement in medical research is a priority for the pharmaceutical industry; however, patient involvement in publications is rare.
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.
Preprints are all around us – but are they relevant and useful or too risky for industry-sponsored research? Two sessions at the 14th Annual Meeting of ISMPP held in Washington this month kicked off the first major public discussions on preprints in our medical communications community.
At this year’s ISMPP European meeting, a panel of Open Pharma members discussed open access, preprints and post-publication peer review, and the possibility of utilizing these tools to make the publishing of pharmaceutical research faster and more transparent.