Tagged: Repositories

Preprint Repositories Gain in Institutional Legitimacy and Recognition, Reduce the Attractiveness of Subscription Journals 0

Preprint Repositories Gain in Institutional Legitimacy and Recognition, Reduce the Attractiveness of Subscription Journals

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2018-01-07 URL: http://openscience.com/preprint-repositories-gain-in-institutional-legitimacy-and-recognition-reduce-the-attractiveness-of-subscription-journals/ As Indonesian INA-Rxiv, a country-level preprint repository for papers across different scientific disciplines, is launched, scholars at German research universities and institutions rely on article preprint access during...

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...

ResearchGate is at the Epicenter of Legal Controversy, as Large Publishers Sue it over Copyright Infringements 0

ResearchGate is at the Epicenter of Legal Controversy, as Large Publishers Sue it over Copyright Infringements

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-10-09 URL: http://openscience.com/researchgate-is-at-the-epicenter-of-legal-controversy-as-large-publishers-sue-it-over-copyright-infringements/ While global publishing companies, e.g., Elsevier, Wiley and Brill, take ResearchGate to court over scientific article sharing, transition to Open Access can unshackle communication between scholars from legal constraints,...

Open Science Continues to Evolve as Preprint Repositories for Specialized Fields of Scientific Inquiry Multiply 0

Open Science Continues to Evolve as Preprint Repositories for Specialized Fields of Scientific Inquiry Multiply

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-25 URL: http://openscience.com/open-science-continues-to-evolve-as-preprint-repositories-for-specialized-fields-of-scientific-inquiry-multiply/ As Earth and Space Science Open Archive (ESSOAr) is inaugurated, open peer feedback to, rapid research output sharing of and digital object identifiers (DOIs) for pre-prints indicate a growing...

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...

German Academic and Research Institutions Increasingly Make Open Access their Default Option 0

German Academic and Research Institutions Increasingly Make Open Access their Default Option

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-01 URL: http://openscience.com/german-academic-and-research-institutions-increasingly-make-open-access-their-default-option/ Over 140 German university and institute consortia members cancel their subscription contracts with Elsevier, while making publishing in Open Access a requirement for German researchers. Excerpt...

Do Repositories Supported by Non-Profit Initiatives Represent the Future of Scientific Publishing? 0

Do Repositories Supported by Non-Profit Initiatives Represent the Future of Scientific Publishing?

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-07-25 URL: http://openscience.com/do-repositories-supported-by-non-profit-initiatives-represent-the-future-of-scientific-publishing/ [T]he number of publications published in the pre-print format has been growing exponentially in recent years, as scientific disciplines, such as biology, and their subfields are increasingly...