Analysis & opinion

26 May 2017

Humphrey Kombe Keah is an information management and digital services specialist at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. He discusses the opportunities and challenges of information access in Kenya for agricultural science and national development.

16 May 2017

Generation Z is now – and publishers and technology providers must deliver new products faster, writes Anne Stone

11 May 2017

What happens when librarians are asked to share their thoughts with academic publishers? That was the question behind research carried out in advance of the UKSG conference in April this year, write Bernie Folan and Claire Grace

05 May 2017

It remains a surprising fact to many that most open access publishers do not charge article processing charges, writes Liz Allen

02 May 2017

The UK needs a strong library and information association to represent the sector, champion the difference we make, and develop skills and expertise, writes Kate Arnold

02 May 2017

Rebecca Howland describes the ways in which Cambridge University Press is maximising the benefits of its evidence based acquisition (EBA) model for its customers

24 April 2017

Dealing with data is nothing new to scholarly publishers – but it was clear from a recent ALPSP event that it’s an ever-changing battlefield, reports Warren Clark

21 April 2017

Michael Upshall discusses the impact of machine learning on scholarly communications

19 April 2017

C B Lucas discusses the laborious problems of obtaining permission from publishers and authors to republish diagrams and photographs and suggests solutions

13 April 2017

For many years now the ways in which students at higher education institutions have accessed their course readings has developed swiftly, writes David Duffield

29 March 2017

It is very likely that we will soon see a major change to the appearance of scholarly ebooks, writes Niels Peter Thomas

28 March 2017

Lorraine Ellery reports back from an ‘outsourcing challenges’ workshop that she moderated at the recent Research to Reader conference in London



Complex workflows and new services are driving developments in cloud-based library management systems, reports Rebecca Pool

Analysis and opinion
Analysis and opinion
Analysis and opinion