Tagged: Springer

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...

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...

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...