Leaders at university presses and scholarly societies publishing research across disciplines discuss the biggest opportunities they see for independent academic publishers to further their journal programs in 2023 and beyond.
Director of Publications at the American Urological Association, Jennifer Regala, shares the biggest journal development opportunities she sees in 2023, focusing on investing in open access and supplementary content to promote readership growth and create new sponsorship opportunities.
President of The British Blockchain Association and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of the British Blockchain Association, Dr. Naseem Naqvi, shares the biggest journal development opportunities he sees in 2023, including publishing more interdisciplinary research and embracing OA.
At Scholastica, we wanted to highlight some of the many emerging opportunities for academic journal programs, with a focus on scholarly societies and university presses. So we asked a handful of leading publishers to share the developments they're most excited about in 2023 and beyond.
Journal publishers have the opportunity to implement a range of operational and cultural changes to open up the research lifecycle. This blog post by Publishing Consultant Lettie Conrad, overviews specific action steps from the new UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science.
For the final installment of our OA Leaders on Advancing the BOAI series, we welcome to the blog Dr. Iratxe Puebla, Director of Strategic Initiatives at ASAPbio; Dr. Mike Taylor, paleontologist with the University of Bristol and OA advocate; and Dr. Ginny Barbour, Director of Open Access Australasia. They share thoughts on the progression of the OA movement up to this point and ways stakeholders can help advance the BOAI vision moving forward.
In Part 2 of Scholastica's OA Leaders on Advancing the BOAI blog series Dr. Iryna Kuchma, Dr. Andrew Piper, and Dr. Mark C. Wilson share their perspectives on equitable and sustainable ways to further OA publishing.
Dr. Johan Rooryck, Executive Director of cOAlition S, shares his take on major OA publishing milestones up to this point and the essential roles all stakeholders have to play in advancing the principles of the Budapest Open Access Initiative in honor of its 20th anniversary.
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, Scholastica announces a new Fully Open Access Journal Publishing Toolkit and blog series where OA leaders share steps stakeholders can take to advance the BOAI principles.
In honor of Open Access Week, we reached out to Scholastica users working with fully-OA journals to ask them how they're factoring structural equity into publication planning and advice for those looking to launch or flip OA titles. Get the details!