Carnegie Mellon Lands a Read-and-Publish Deal with Elsevier

Lindsay McKenzie, in the Chronicle: The Carnegie Mellon deal covers the open-access publishing costs of 100 percent of articles published in Elsevier journals where a Carnegie Mellon academic was the corresponding author. The university currently publishes around 175...

‘Can Geowalling Save Open Access?’

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe’s Scholarly Kitchen post is ostensibly on the absurd idea of regional geofencing. But the post, weirdly, turns to doubt-casting on the viability of open access itself: Even if there is enough money in the system to transform subscriptions...

‘Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud Insights #3’

From the latest Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC) newsletter: [I]t’s now possible to catch a glimpse of what SSHOC plans to offer to SSH researchers and institutions, and how the project connects to EOSC [the European Open Science Cloud]....

‘Leaked document on Elsevier negotiations sparks controversy’

Sicco de Knecht, writing in Science Guide on Elsevier’s offer to exchange OA for Dutch researchers’ data: Friday’s revelations about the ongoing negotiations between Dutch Universities and Elsevier have led to a stream of dismayed reactions. As a negotiating...