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Eur 9500 APC rolled out across all Nature research journals, plus new experimental guided pilot introducing Editorial Assessment Charge
The OAPEN Foundation has launched a new open access (OA) books toolkit for researchers and academic book authors. The toolkit is a free-to-access, stakeholder-agnostic resource that aims to help authors better understand OA for books, increase trust in OA book publishing, provide reliable and easy-to-find answers to questions from authors, and to provide guidance on the process of publishing an OA book.
UKSG is proud to be a founder member of this DEI initiative which is now expanding its list of participants.
Kudos, the platform for showcasing research, has announced that it has been chosen by the Library at Sheffield Hallam University to showcase research from the University’s repository.
'Linked data: The future of library cataloging,' adds context to discussion about linked data along with a strategy for supporting libraries as they move to linked data over time
Emerald Publishing has announced the launch of its new bookstore, in partnership with Glassboxx.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has released an updated financial analysis report, addressing questions about the implications of removing paywalls from all federally funded research.
cOAlition S has released its latest report on the Transformative Journal (TJ) model, a key strategy developed to transition subscription-based publishers to full and immediate Open Access (OA). The 2023 data, sourced from participating publishers, sheds light on the progress and obstacles encountered in this endeavour.
An Ars Technica article: "As a result of book publishers successfully suing the Internet Archive (IA) last year, the free online library that strives to keep growing online access to books recently shrank by about 500,000 titles."
From Infodocket: This report details developments in the open access publishing landscape since November 2023