Monat: Januar 2020

Flip your journals to Open Access

The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a non-profit Open Access platform that publishes quality-checked Open Access journals focusing on the social sciences and humanities. The highlight: Journals published via OLH do not require authors to pay publication fees in the form of Article Processing Charges (APC). Financing is given by grants from libraries. The […]

Sci-Hub under suspicion of spying

A recent article in the Washington Post suggested that the shadow library Sci-Hub was using phishing to gain access to scientific publication services and then distribute their content, bypassing copyright. Moreover, the suspicion is raised that Sci-Hub and its operators collaborated with the Russian secret service. More about this in a Telepolis article (in German […]

Taylor & Francis acquires F1000Research

As the Open Access publication service F1000Research announced on January 10th it was acquired by one of the largest publishers of scientific content: Taylor & Francis (part of Informa plc). As F1000Research comments this will „support the transition towards more open and collaborative ways of working, enabled though new approaches to scholarly publishing.“ The founder […]

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