‘Our first six months using Shareyourpaper.org for Libraries’

Montana State librarian Leila Sterman, on switching to Shareyourpaper.org for repository processing: While we haven’t perfected all of our internal processes yet, the introduction of Shareyourpaper into our workflow has decreased the time spent sending out article...

‘A Big Science Publisher Is Going Open Access. But at What Cost?’

Grigori Guitchounts, writing last week for Undark on the usurious Nature APC: Only the wealthiest universities in the wealthiest countries will be able to foot these bills. As a result, the range of researchers able to publish open-access papers in Springer Nature’s...

‘The 360° Competitor’

From Joseph Esposito’s Scholarly Kitchen post on the trade book industry, back in October: It is a remarkable fact that publishers have succeeded over the past two decades in reaping 100% of the efficiencies from digital media and workflows and shared none of...

Knowledge Unlatched Strikes Again and Again

With a hat tip to the indispensable Richard Poynder, here is a quick follow up to yesterday’s post on Knowledge Unlatched’s latest move to disguise its for-profit status. I focused on KU’s Open Research Community (ORC), launched last year as an...