Transition from the closed publishing model to Open Access is becoming more fashionable. The last few years saw numerous examples of such changes – both large and small, and it is good news when another publisher decides to join this trend.
Green Open Access is now the most popular way to publish scientific papers at no cost. The number of repositories worldwide is huge, and it is sometimes difficult to even determine how many of them have been launched. Institutions, foundations, universities – all are interested […]
By Hannah Stokes Following a recent inquiry carried out by the House of Lords, last week the RCUK published a revised guidance to accompany their Open Access policy. Critical of their previous ‘one size fits all’ attitude to Open Access publishing, the House of Lords reminds […]
” width=”600″ height=”218″ />Funds for publishing Open Access journals are discussed on a daily basis and are a continued source of concern for researchers and academics. In Open Access, the financial burden lies on authors who want to publish their works and make them available […]
Open Access increases visibility; this is a well-known fact resulting from the very essence of this publishing model. Because all OA articles and books are freely available in the internet and anyone may read them, their visibility is rather high. Yet, does the visibility results […]
Nature Publishing Group and Frontiers together? Why not. A couple days ago NPG, publisher of Nature, announced a majority investment in the Swiss-based OA publisher Frontiers. It can mean only one thing: it is time for Nature Publishing Group became more Open Access.