Analysis & opinion

Jamie Hutchins

24 September 2020

The events of 2020 have created a turning point for everyone in our industry, writes Jamie Hutchins

23 September 2020

As OpenAthens celebrates its 25th anniversary, Jon Bentley discusses the organisation’s growth, industry changes and what to expect in the future

Paul Stokes

22 September 2020

Data is everywhere – but where does it come from, where is it being stored, and is it worth keeping? It is crucial to take stock, says Paul Stokes

Ros Pyne

16 September 2020

Ros Pyne explores findings from a collaborative white paper with COARD into the geographic reach of OA book scholarship

Oluchi Ojinamma Okere

12 August 2020

Oluchi Ojinamma Okere considers Nigerian academic libraries and their struggle for relevance

Martijn Roelandse

23 July 2020

It might be fair to say we have entered the era of irreproducible science, write Martijn Roelandse and Anita Bandrowski

Heather Staines

23 July 2020

The new non-profit Knowledge Futures Group offers institutions a valuable scholarly communications resource, writes Heather Staines

09 July 2020

A UK-based university librarian, who has chosen to remain anonymous, has spoken out about ‘gobsmacking’ prices for some ebooks

02 July 2020

Daniel Keirs considers open science from the perspective of a physics publisher, including some of the steps needed to accelerate progress

Matt McKay

01 July 2020

Papers related to the pandemic have been downloaded more than 150 million times, writes Matt McKay

Nandita Quaderi

30 June 2020

Nandita Quaderi, editor-in-chief of the Web of Science at Clarivate, explains what editorial integrity means for citation data and journal evaluation

Alex Freeman

23 June 2020

Documentary-maker Alex Freeman never imagined she would create a tool that could overhaul the structure of academic publishing, writes Faye Holst

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