Industry Trends

NPG/Palgrave Macmillan reveal open access survey results

20 October 2014
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) and Palgrave Macmillan are making data from their Author Insights survey publicly available for the first time as part of Open Access Week

Sage extends Load2Learn partnership

16 October 2014
Sage has announced an extended partnership with the Load2Learn initiative, delivered by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Dyslexia Action to provide books in an accessible format for the visually impaired and print disabled

Self publishing continues to grow strongly

15 October 2014
The number of self-published titles in 2013 increased to more than 458,564, up 17 per cent over 2012 and some 437 per cent over 2008

Mobile e-book readers on the rise

13 October 2014
More people are now using their mobile phones to read e-books, according to a survey of 3,000 people in the USA and UK

Medical research charities launch charity fund for UK APCs

5 October 2014
Six UK medical research charities have launched the Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) to cover open-access, article-processing charges