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Linking APCs to impact factors serves traditional publishers' profit margins, but does not advance a fair publishing system. Our view on 's #openaccess pricing strategy w/
Our view on APCs, impact factors and a fair publishing system, reacting on the pricing strategy revealed in the IPO prospectus from , with
Yes, yes and more yes...”Simply adding an ‘open access’ option to the existing prestige-based journal system at ever increasing costs is not the fundamental change publishing needs..”
Fantastic from and : Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing Springer Nature clearly aligning themselves as enemies to scientific progress here. HT
In the light of SpringerNature’s IPO prospectus, good questions here for & about what signing DORA means to them. Any editorial answers?
Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing
“The information revealed through the prospectus now raises the question whether signing DORA and the Nature editorial statements were in effect merely paying lip service to appease those worried by toxic effects of impact factor thinking”
Something the "global flip" proponents need to realize: "Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing" #oa #openaccess
WELL, YES: "Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing"
Good read today from : Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing
Non-alignment between publisher and researcher (and even salaried editor) interests, case in point: Springer Nature editors sign DORA to avoid reliance on impact factor, while filing explains they pump IF to increase APC revenue by
The prospectus is an insight into the publisher’s motivations in supporting and facilitating open access, write and
Simply adding an ‘open access’ option to the existing prestige-based journal system at ever increasing costs is not the fundamental change publishing needs, , says and OH YEAH. #openaccess #openscience
🚨 Must-read article from & also if u follow #FixCopyright: it sheds interesting light on a category of stakeholders "Linking impact factor to #openaccess charges creates more inequality in academic publishing" … via
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Interesting piece in THE picks the linkage of journal brand to APC price from the SpringerNature IPO. Been happening at low scale for a while but how many other publishers have growth of this practice in strategy? via
Prospectus for potential investors in (cancelled) IPO gave a glimpse into their strategy - "Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing" by & via
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Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing via
Linking impact factor to 'open access' charges creates more inequality in academic publishing - #OA