Public Library of Science (PLOS) recently announced that all articles submitted to PLOS journals will automatically be published as preprints on bioRxiv.
The FDAAA 2007 requires clinical trials to make results publicly available 12 months after study completion. A new tool from TrialsTracker provides a live online report on compliance.
As the drive towards open access continues, pharmaceutical company Shire announced a new policy of mandatory open access publication of company-sponsored research.
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Themed From Publication to Practice: Advancing Science Through Effective Communication, this year’s Annual Meeting will feature enlightening sessions and peer-to-peer discussion of interest to both seasoned publication professionals and … Continue Reading Interested in the Latest Trends in Medical Publications? Attend the 14th Annual Meeting of ISMPP!
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Existing open access (OA) models allow published research to be made readily available to all, with authors either covering the cost of publication in a journal (Gold OA) or self-archiving … Continue Reading The future of open access: ideas for change
The past few years have seen a marked rise in both the number of journals offering hybrid open access and the number of open access articles being published. This phenomenon … Continue Reading The growth of hybrid open access publishing
A recent blog and editorial by Professor Jens Nielsen (Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Yeast Research) discuss several pressing issues in scientific publishing, including predatory journals, the usefulness of journal impact factors … Continue Reading A guide to developments in scientific publishing
The benefits of publishing research open access are numerous and well-known. Allowing a paper to be available to all can increase citation rates and drive public engagement. But is the … Continue Reading The ‘open access effect’: freely available academic books
Following the tenth anniversary of Open Access Week, the Director of the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group, Virginia Barbour, has written about the evolution of open access and the obstacles … Continue Reading Infrastructure development is required to realise the full potential of Open Access
Last week (23–29 October) saw researchers, scientists and publication professionals from across the globe take part in the 10th annual International Open Access Week, with discussions taking place online (#openaccessweek) … Continue Reading Highlights of the 10th annual International Open Access Week
Open access and open source are cited as increasingly important alternatives to the traditional subscription models of academic publishing. While they represent very different approaches, both have the potential to … Continue Reading Open source publishing for all, or for investment?
At the recent Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication, Harlan Krumholz a cardiologist from Yale, outlined MedArXiv, a forthcoming preprint server for the medicine and health sciences. … Continue Reading Will the medical community embrace a preprint server?
In a recent survey of UK researchers, 93% of respondents said that they considered open access to be important, but only 41% had published an open access article themselves. Researchers … Continue Reading Open access more popular in principle than in practice