Tag:open access

Did you miss the live stream of Scholastica's webinar, OA Advocates Weigh in on the Democratization of Academic Journals? You can watch it on-demand!

Royal Society Publishing Director Stuart Taylor sees promise in recent digital publishing innovations, but he believes scholars' continued focus on publishing in brand-name journals may be holding back open access publishing progress.

On Thursday May 18th 2017 at 10AM EST Scholastica is hosting a free webinar - OA Advocates Weigh in on Democratization of Academic Journals. Get the details of this event and save your spot!

What's the cost of publishing an open access journal? It depends on how you do it. Here are four tips and a checklist to help you publish your journal as affordably as possible.

Scholastica announces the release of Democratizing Academic Journals: Technology, Services, and Open Access, a free-to-read white paper. The paper argues democratization of journal publishing is the key to lowering journal costs and facilitating Open Access.

What will the future of university press journal publishing look like? The University of California Press has been pioneering one possibility with its Collabra journals program.

Björn Brembs explains why he believes journal publishing should be upended from the current model, in which institutions pay publishers for access to content, to one in which the academic community pays for services to publish content and retains ownership of research.

OA advocate Ulrich Herb shares his thoughts on requirements for a sustainable OA future, including key areas where he believes journal publishing must be improved.

How can more scholars and journals embrace preprints to make research freely accessible? This slideshow co-created by Scholastica and Authorea addresses this question and more.

Scholars as well as universities, research foundations, and government organizations, are encouraging journals to take steps to make their content more accessible and engaging. As a result, the notion of brand-name journals is changing.