One estimate puts the number of papers in questionable journals at 400,000
Robert KileyInteresting piece in @Economist claiming that some 400k articles may have been published in journals that do not do peer review (but claim to do so). Solution: publish the peer review reports, as practised by @WellcomeOpenRes & others
Over the past year, the University of California’s Systemwide Library and Scholarly Information Advisory Committee (SLASIAC), in partnership with our university libraries and the systemwide academic senate’s Committee on Library and Scholarly...
Peter SuberUniversity of California Libraries just issued a major statement on prioritizing #openaccess in its negotiations with journal publishers.
Why was the agreement with Elsevier not renewed?
Elsevier has not been able to meet the demands of the Bibsam Consortium: immediate open access to all articles published in Elsevier’s journals by researchers affiliated to one of the consortium’s...
Richard PoynderQ&A about the cancellation of the agreement with Elsevier commencing 1 July
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As computational methods continue to infuse across the scholarly disciplines, academic publishers will face increasing calls to permit text and data mining of their holdings, with subscription research clouds offering perhaps the best and most...
Richard PoynderHow The Cloud Could Empower The Future Of Academic Publisher Text And Data Mining ["Perhaps its time to throw in the towel and recognize academia has a data ethics problem." What do you think @petermurrayrust?]
Next in our Meet the members blog series is INASP, who isn’t a direct member, but acts as a Sponsor for hundreds of members. Sioux Cumming, Programme Specialist at INASP tells us a bit about the work they’re doing, how they use Crossref and what the...