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#Elsevier acquisition highlights the need for community-based scholarly communication infrastructure

Like many others in the scholarly community, we were very disappointed to learn about the recent acquisition by Elsevier of bepress, the provider of the popular Digital Commons repository platform.  275 more words

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The World's 50 Largest #Publishers 2017


2017 Rank

2016 Publishing Group or Division Parent Company Parent Country 2016 Revenue (in $M) 2015 Revenue (in $M) 1 1 Pearson Pearson PLC UK $5,617 $6,625 2 3 … 361 more words


#AcademicPublishing: Toward a New Model

To make research more accessible, separate the review and dissemination processes.

The web, we all thought, was going to transform academic publishing. At the very least, it would make research far more accessible, lowering the cost and expanding the reach of publications. 168 more words

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Untangling #AcademicPublishing: A history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of #research

In 2013, the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council funded a 4-year project on
the editorial and commercial history of the world’s oldest-surviving scholarly journal… 163 more words


Pros and cons of #OpenAccess vs traditional #publishing in #ScientificJournals

On last week’s blog post, we talked about practical steps to selecting the right journal for your research papers. If you missed it, you can read it here:  248 more words

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