Publishers and publishing

Blog post
11 April 2017

Jennifer Howard looks at how the traditional producer-consumer relationship between university presses and libraries has shifted.

Journal article
4 April 2017

This paper investigates the relationship between Open Access (OA) mandates and academic freedom, with the context of the recent OA policy at the University of Windsor as a point of reference.

Journal article
3 April 2017

This article builds on Pomerantz and Peek’s attempt to disambiguate the term by offering an alternative understanding to openness — that...

Journal article
27 March 2017

The purpose of this paper is to examine the discourses relating to Open-Access Mega-Journals, their place within scholarly publishing, and attitudes towards mega-journals within the academic...

Journal article
30 January 2017

This article presents the project for the implementation of an Open Peer Review Module in two major Spanish repositories, DIGITAL.CSIC and e-IEO, together with some promising initial results and...

Book
5 January 2017

This book shows that, reimagined, copyright could serve creators and the broader public far better than it currently does – and exposes intriguing new directions for achievable reform.

Audio interview
21 December 2016

Prominent authors and publishers say the move to open the books market to international titles will threaten Australia's $2 billion publishing industry.

Strategy
28 September 2016

With this list of areas for action, libraries and publishers have a plan for where they can work together to bring about progress on access to information in time for the second International Day...

Article
27 June 2016

This article discusses privacy advocate Alexander Hanff's campaign against European publishers using scripts to detect when their readers are using ad blockers, without first seeking readers' ...

Audio program
13 June 2016

Host, Amanda Vanstone, examines the issues facing self-publishing authors.