Industry Trends

RCUK gathers evidence in OA review

17 July 2014
Research Councils UK has launched a call for evidence for the 2014 review of the implementation of its policy on open access

European organisations ask Elsevier to change TDM policy

4 July 2014
Eighteen European research and library organisations are calling on Elsevier to withdraw its current policy on text and data mining

SCOAP3 crosses the 2000 article mark

2 July 2014
The Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics has reported that 2000 open-access articles have been published with its funding since the initiative's launch in January 2014

Edinburgh stats reveal highest APCs with hybrids

2 July 2014
The UK's University of Edinburgh has shared some preliminary figures on article processing charge spending from its RCUK block grant in the year 2013-14

New Open PHACTS Foundation members steer future direction

27 June 2014
The not-for-profit Open PHACTS Foundation has announced its first three members that will steer the future of the successor organisation to the Innovative Medicines Initiative - funded Open PHACTS project