Publishing Industry Perspectives
Here are some updates and opinions related to the scholarly publishing industry.
The study revealed that when author identities were anonymised and reviewers did not know whose paper they were reviewing, peer review outcomes were similar across author demographics.
In a major win for authors and 4 publishers, the web-archiving site’s Open Library project cannot be counted as a ‘fair-use’, according to the US court in the Southern District of New York.
Despite recent criticisms levelled against peer review processes, understanding its importance is crucial for any researcher.
Funders should do more to require authors to retain copyright to their work.
The 2022 ‘Sustainable Business Report’ from the Springer Nature Group examines workforce dynamics and climate crisis responses.
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