Copyright protection is one of the key issues facing an information society, and the question of licensing is taking on major dimensions. Licenses have to protect the interests of authors, while at the same time they must not impede the dissemination and progress of knowledge. Licenses are also undoubtedly a hot topic in the academic community, discussed at every occasion through surveys of […]
The submission deadline of the Emerging Scholar Monograph Competition is approaching. Recent PhDs are welcome to submit a sample chapter (in English) of a book based on their dissertational research before June 10! Best propositions will be transformed into books, published and promoted by De […]
Paladyn is a behavioral robotics journal now published online only. The journal began in 2010 and has already published 4 volumes. It is worth mentioning that behavioral robotics is a relatively narrow and new field, so it was not easy for Paladyn to gain readership. […]
De Gruyter Commits to Open Access. Over 400 Titles Available to Read, Download and Share under De Gruyter Open Imprint
Leading academic publisher De Gruyter announced recently the launch of De Gruyter Open, a one-stop publishing destination focused on bringing Open Access to the group’s increasingly diversified portfolio. The move reflects De Gruyter’s continuous effort to offer complete and comprehensive publishing solutions to their rapidly […]
De Gruyter: “Open Access is Part of Our Core Business” De Gruyter Open: A New Imprint for a Growing Portfolio
De Gruyter is consolidating all Open Access publications under a new imprint: De Gruyter Open. This is great news. A global player of the publishing industry fully embracing Open Access: Read press release here.
Growing evidence from experimental studies and clinical trials suggests a fundamental role of hypoxia in solid tumors. The mechanisms leading to hypoxia include the rapid rate of tumor growth, poor tumor perfusion or transiently disrupted tumor blood flow. Now, scientists from the University of Pennsylvania, […]
In last few years the phenomenon of crowdfunding has spread dynamically across the internet, and Kickstarter is excellent proof that internet users are able and willing to contribute financially to projects which are of interest to them. Projects from Kickstarter gained millions of dollars. But […]
Authors, who wish to publish Open Access book, face at some point the problem of choosing the right publisher. In every case, a choice of publisher is a very individual decision and it depends on the author’s preference of license model, the cost of APCs, […]
Academic publisher Versita has recently introduced a new OA title in its social science and humanities Open Access Book Series.
The Max Planck Society was established in 1911 as the Kaiser Wilhelm Society and it is an independent non-governmental and non-profit association of German research institutes. It currently has more than 80 members conducting research in the natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences, and the […]