As US policy mandates immediate open access to all federally funded research by the end of 2025, how will this impact the publishing landscape?
Is the rising popularity of article processing charges putting pressure on more journals to adopt them?
Article processing charges undermine open access efforts. Are institutional open access models a better solution?
With White House policy mandating immediate open access to publicly funded research by 2025, Science journals make changes to their green open access offering.
Open access publishing seeks to improve equity, but article processing charges may have the opposite effect
A recent study found that authors with certain characteristics are more likely to publish open access, potentially leading to bias.
Analysis of Elsevier’s article metadata and invoicing information provides insights into the uptake of hybrid open access.
Join the debate: learn about the potential benefits and risks of paying peer reviewers.
Find out more about Springer Nature’s latest open access publishing options – and the concerns that some have raised.
The impact of expensive article processing charges on researchers from lower-income African countries
Learn how high article processing charges may prevent African researchers from publishing their work and what can be done to combat this issue.
Find out why PLOS wants institutions to pay an annual open access fee under the Community Action Publishing model, rather than charging researchers per article.
Could increasing use of submission fees by scientific journals be an unforeseen outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Following the revised guidance on Plan S, Bernd Pulverer questions whether cOAlition S is making the most of the opportunity to push for open science.
Article processing charges are increasing, but a recent study finds that higher charges seem to attract rather than deter authors from submitting to open access journals.