Published: Open Research Data – SNSF monitoring report 2017-2018

Yesterday two related items were published in Zenodo’s Open Access & Open Science Research Community: Open Research Data: SNSF monitoring report 2017-2018 Abstract: The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) introduced its policy on Open Research Data (ORD) in 2017. This monitoring report gives an overview of the first experiences and provides an analysis of the adherence […]

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 […]

„Steering science through output indicators & data capitalism“ – Presentation online

A few weeks ago I gave a presentation on the topic of „Steering science through output indicators & data capitalism“ at the 23rd Congress of the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN 2019) held at Turin/ Italy. The slides of this presentation are now online on Slideshare or can be watched right below. […]

Central invoicing & Open Access: invisible payments

Central invoicing & its influence on Open Access and new Open Access agreements in Sweden: The Swedish library consortium has met agreements with SpringerNature and Oxford University Press: Any fees for Open Accees publishing will be paid centrally by the institution of the corresponding author instead of the authors themselves.  The agreement covers also publications […]

Elsevier acquires the profiling service Parity

Elsevier acquires the profiling service Parity. It is thus further expanding its existing portfolio of science management services. Elsevier acquires the profiling service Parity According to Elsevier’s press release Parity provides „high-accuracy entity resolution, profiling and recommendations for STM content and applications in the world of research. Parity provides disambiguation technology for Elsevier’s abstract and […]

Google Scholar releases its Scholar Metrics 2019

Google Scholar released its journal ranking, the Scholar Metrics 2019. The new ranking can be found here. It includes journals that follow Google’s inclusion guidelines and some conferences in Engineering & Computer Science. Journals that published very few articles in 2014-2018 or that received no citations over these years are excluded from the ranking. Google […]

The next step in benchmarking in science: Clarivate Analytics launches Publisher Analytics Reports

At the beginning of June, Clarivate Analytics, vendor of the Impact database Web of Science, among others, informed about the launch of the Publisher Analytics Report. The press release mentions the following features prominently: „The ready-to-use reports provide a snapshot of journals‘ performance and inform competitor analysis. They will help publishers to easily plan robust, […]

Steering science through Output Indicators & Data Capitalism

I just published a paper on „Steering science through Output Indicators & Data Capitalism“ on Zenodo. It will be part of the Proceedings of the 23rd Congress of the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN 2019) held in Turin/ Italy, 17-20 September 2019. Abstract: The paper describes how commercial companies create operating systems […]

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