Tagged: libraries

Academic Self-Publishing Makes Market Inroads with Open Access Offerings and Innovative Business Models 0

Academic Self-Publishing Makes Market Inroads with Open Access Offerings and Innovative Business Models

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-13 URL: http://openscience.com/academic-self-publishing-makes-market-inroads-with-open-access-offerings-and-innovative-business-models/ Lulu, a book self-publishing platform, has recently launched Glasstree Academic Publishing, a division targeting the academic market, in a bid to disrupt existing scholarly publishing models. Excerpt In its primary business...

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...

Hong Kong’s Open Access Weeks Chart the Growing Awareness of Knowledge Sharing Benefits 0

Hong Kong’s Open Access Weeks Chart the Growing Awareness of Knowledge Sharing Benefits

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-07-31 URL: http://openscience.com/hong-kongs-open-access-weeks-chart-the-growing-awareness-of-knowledge-sharing-benefits/ From 2015, Hong Kong universities, such as the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, have been regularly arranging Open Access (OA)...

Academic Libraries as Emergent Players in the Scholarly Journal Publishing Industry 0

Academic Libraries as Emergent Players in the Scholarly Journal Publishing Industry

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-07-19 URL: http://openscience.com/academic-libraries-as-emergent-players-in-the-scholarly-journal-publishing-industry/ In recent years, academic libraries have become important advocates of Open Access (OA), as OA journals are being launched, institutional repositories are being introduced and open...