Tagged: publishing

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Despite Divided Opinions on their Practices and Prospects, Open Access Mega-Journals Command Significant Presence

A recent meta-analysis of mega-journal-related qualitative and quantitative findings by Valerie Spezi et al. (2017) indicates that Open Access mega-journals have become an established part of the scholarly publishing market, in spite of diverging...

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Preprints and Retrieval Tools Help Implode the Distinction between Open Access and Subscription-Based Journals

As the growing availability of the self-archived and preprint versions of articles published in paywall-protected journals widens the gray zone between subscription-based and Open Access publishing models, the scientific journal publishing market undergoes a...

Inauguration of Global South-South Development Expo at the OAS, Washington, DC, USA, November 17, 2014 | © Courtesy of Juan Manuel Herrera/OAS/Flickr. 0

Open Access Can Help Redress Geography-Related Access Disparities in the Global Scientific Publishing Market

Behind the lawsuit-backed fines and media bruhaha around Sci-Hub, a controversial scientific article-sharing website operated by Kazakhstan-based Alexandra Elbakyan, stands the oligopolistic dynamics of the privatization of the scientific commons that have created few...