The Open Access movement is accelerating, and with it, the challenges for academic publishers, who must think more creatively than ever about how their businesses... Read more
Springer Nature's Steven Inchcoombe explains the publisher's stance on Plan S' implementation guidance.
Could limiting the avenues through which research can be published, as Plan S proposes, be detrimental to the wider academic publishing community?
The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), The Dutch Research Council (NWO), and the global information... Read more
So-called "transformative" deals, also known as "read and publish" deals, are seen by many as an effective way to achieve a widespread transition to Open... Read more
The changing shape of the market for academic content, with Plan S on the horizon, means rethinking much of the publishing process, as Emerald’s Vicky... Read more
International research funder consortium cOAlition S has delayed the start date of Plan S – the controversial initiative which had aimed to make all government-funded... Read more
Springer Nature’s chief publishing officer Steven Inchcoombe has proposed a new approach to research publishing, which will see publishers move from being “passive enablers” of open access to... Read more
Springer Nature has said the current Plan S requirement for publishers to commit to 'flip' hybrid journals to Open Access is "unnecessary, and...unacceptable for us... Read more
The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers has warned that the pace of change scheduled for Plan S gives too little time for members to... Read more