Are you working with a scholarly society or institution starting a fully Open Access journal or thinking about transitioning one or more titles to fully-OA publishing models and wondering where to begin? In this post, we break down how to determine the best publishing route for your organization and get your OA efforts off the ground.
As the rate of evolution in the scholarly communication landscape continues to accelerate, how can journal publishers become more readily adaptive? A new Scholastica white paper explores how implementing Agile project management principles can help publishers respond to change more effectively.
Erich van Rijn, Director of Journals and Open Access at the University of California Press, discusses how he and his team are starting to incorporate Agile methods into publication planning to mitigate risk while testing new journal models.
The Microbiology Society was one of the first small publishers to commit to transitioning from subscription to OA publishing in response to Plan S. In this interview, Gaynor Redvers-Mutton, the society's head of business development & sales, discusses how they rapidly developed a Transformative Agreement.
Having tested out various OA journal models, the Electrochemical Society publishing team brings a wealth of experience around the benefits and challenges of a range of possible fully-OA funding approaches for academy-led journal programs.
Scholastica announces the release of our first report on The State of Journal Production and Access. The report details the results of a global survey of scholarly society and university publishers on how they are approaching journal production and access now and in the future.
In this interview, Olga Pilkington, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Research at Dixie State University, discusses how she spearheaded the launch of the university's first student-run open access journal, Curiosity: Interdisciplinary Journal of Research and Innovation.
If you haven't had a chance to take The State of Journal Production and Access survey, there's still time — we've extended the deadline to the 5th of June 2020. Learn more about the survey in this blog post.
How are scholarly society, university press, and library publishers currently approaching journal production and access? And what are their future priorities? To help gather collective insights in these areas, Scholastica is conducting a survey on The State of Journal Production and Access.
In this interview, Director of Publications Marketing and Sales at the American Physiological Society, Stacey Burke, shares how APS is working to educate authors about open access publishing options.