Tagged: Publishers

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...

Though Arguments for Open Science are Aplenty, Institutional Barriers to Its Implementation Remain 0

Though Arguments for Open Science are Aplenty, Institutional Barriers to Its Implementation Remain

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-29 URL: http://openscience.com/though-arguments-for-open-science-are-aplenty-institutional-barriers-to-its-implementation-remain/ As a latest Montreal-based initiative in neuroscience and the European “Horizon 2020” program show, despite efforts promoting it, Open Science continues to be exposed to budgeting and resources shortfalls....

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...

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...