Goldsmiths Press director Sarah Kember argues that Open Access in the academy may not be the universal good many claim.
Despite some gloomy predictions, the academic book remains in good health. Most academics in the humanities and social sciences are committed to it as essential... Read more
The last few weeks have seen the spotlight fall uncharacteristically on the world of university presses. First, the Guardian published a tense mano-a-mano battle... Read more
How will an independent publishing company flourish in years to come, as we see dramatic changes alter the very landscape of research and education? One... Read more
Tim Britton, m.d. of Springer Nature's Open Research Group, talks to Benedicte Page about the publisher's "business-model neutral" approach.
The Open Access market is growing rapidly, argues Rob Johnson, and academic publishers need to react quickly—or risk being supplanted...
Elsevier has sought to set aside public criticism of its Open Access (OA) and pricing policies and to restate its value for the academy, emphasising... Read more
Mandy Hill, m.d. of the academic publishing division at Cambridge University Press, has said 2016 "is going to end for us as a very tough... Read more
Sven Fund, previously c.e.o. of De Gruyter, will head a new German branch of Knowledge Unlatched, the Open Access project for humanities and social science... Read more
The UK has made "substantial progress" towards ensuring Open Access publication of publicly funded research since the Finch Report was published in 2012, according to... Read more