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The Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Open Access Transitions on Library Budgets in Britain and Germany 0

The Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Open Access Transitions on Library Budgets in Britain and Germany

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-12-08 URL: http://openscience.com/the-short-term-and-long-term-effects-of-transitions-to-open-access-on-library-budgets-a-comparison-of-germany-and-britain/ As recent media reports indicate, a significant impact of Open Access transitions on university and library costs related to scientific journal subscriptions can primarily be expected in the...

A Growing Number of International Open Access Initiatives Are Launched by Scientific Associations 0

A Growing Number of International Open Access Initiatives Are Launched by Scientific Associations

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-11-26 URL: http://openscience.com/a-growing-number-of-international-open-access-initiatives-are-launched-by-scientific-associations-and-organizations/ As the august American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) founded in 1848 and publishing Science and other scientific journals, has announced on November 21, 2017, its...

Hybrid Open Access Mega-Journals Gain in Traction as Scholarly Societies and Journal Publishers Partner 0

Hybrid Open Access Mega-Journals Gain in Traction as Scholarly Societies and Journal Publishers Partner

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-11-16 URL: http://openscience.com/hybrid-open-access-mega-journals-gain-in-international-traction-as-scientific-societies-and-open-access-publishers-partner/ While developed world universities and libraries weigh the pros and cons of Open Access plus subscription models, developing countries embrace Open Access mega journal-style repositories with open post-publication...

Despite Growth, Scientific Networking Sites Are Likely to Complement, Not Replace Open Access Repositories 0

Despite Growth, Scientific Networking Sites Are Likely to Complement, Not Replace Open Access Repositories

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-10-12 URL: http://openscience.com/despite-their-initial-proliferation-scientific-networking-sites-are-likely-to-complement-not-replace-open-access-repositories/ Even though social media performance becomes increasingly important for scientists, questions about the implications that the business models of scholarly networking sites have persist, while leaving institutional repositories and...

Springer Nature’s Report Demonstrates the Viability of Open Access Transitions for both Journals and Countries 0

Springer Nature’s Report Demonstrates the Viability of Open Access Transitions for both Journals and Countries

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-10-24 URL: http://openscience.com/springer-natures-report-demonstrates-the-viability-of-open-access-transitions-for-both-journals-and-countries/ As its recent data demonstrate, in some European states between 70% and 90% of Springer’s newly published articles are in Open Access, which indicates that the journal- and country-level...

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Open Access is the New Black: Case Study Data on Journal Transitions from Subscription Models to Open Access

Author: Beata Socha Published Online: 2017-10-22 URL: http://openscience.com/open-access-is-the-new-black-case-study-data-on-journal-transitions-from-subscription-models-to-open-access/ Serial crisis, growing resistance to subscription models as well as increasingly widespread and binding Open Access (OA) mandates have incentivized numerous publishers to consider converting paywall-based journals to OA....

De Guyter Webinar: Journal Transition from Subscription Model to Open Access 1

De Guyter Webinar: Journal Transition from Subscription Model to Open Access

OPEN ACCESS WEEK 2017 Join DE GRUYTER webinar on: JOURNAL TRANSITION FROM SUBSCRIPTION MODEL TO OPEN ACCESS WHEN: 25. OCTOBER, 13.00 CET WHERE? Follow the link. OVERVIEW: Serial crisis, sky-rocketing subscription prices as well as...

The Journal Publishing Market Between Supply- and Demand-Side Models: The Case of Open Access in Germany 0

The Journal Publishing Market Between Supply- and Demand-Side Models: The Case of Open Access in Germany

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-25 URL: http://openscience.com/the-journal-publishing-market-between-supply-and-demand-side-models-the-case-of-open-access-in-germany/ Without significant support for Open Access journals, large-scale transitions to Open Access may be slow to come, as the German case indicates. Excerpt In their recent...

Shifting Power Relations between Journal Publishers and University Libraries as Open Access Models Take Hold 0

Shifting Power Relations between Journal Publishers and University Libraries as Open Access Models Take Hold

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-15 URL: http://openscience.com/shifting-power-relations-between-journal-publishers-and-university-libraries-as-open-access-models-take-hold/ Scientific journals switching to Open Access that seek to diminish the impact of traditional publishers on access to knowledge incidentally make libraries and foundations more central...

Journals Transitioning to Open Access May Have Limited Sustainability Absent Revenue Streams 0

Journals Transitioning to Open Access May Have Limited Sustainability Absent Revenue Streams

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-08-06 URL: http://openscience.com/journals-transitioning-to-open-access-may-have-limited-sustainability-absent-revenue-streams/ Reliance on foundation or contingency funding does not substitute for viable revenue models that journals switching to Open Access may need to maintain quality. Excerpt As...

Media Question the Practices of Large Journal Publishers and their Effect on Science 0

Media Question the Practices of Large Journal Publishers and their Effect on Science

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-07-10 URL: http://openscience.com/media-question-the-practices-of-large-journal-publishers-and-their-effect-on-science/ On June 27, 2017, The Guardian has published a long-read piece by Stephen Buranyi on the reported nefarious effects of the traditional publishing models on science...

The Impact of Market Forces on Open Access Journal Publishers 0

The Impact of Market Forces on Open Access Journal Publishers

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-05-05 URL: http://openscience.com/the-impact-of-market-forces-on-open-access-journal-publishers/ As the largest open access publisher by the number of articles published, according to the Digital Archive of Open Access Journals, PLOS can serve as a...