Analysis & opinion

06 July 2016

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) goes against the natural development of scholarly and scientific research, writes Nicko Goncharoff

04 July 2016

At the SSP Annual Meeting in June, delegates heard about the power of mentorship in scholarly publishing. Here, panellist Meredith Adinolfi outlines the benefits for mentors and mentees

13 June 2016

When the sun comes out in Vancouver, the city positively glitters – and appropriately enough the SSP's 38th Annual Meeting, made up of academic publishing's brightest young things, was blessed with perfect weather

13 June 2016

Predictions on library budget increases in developing markets need to be treated with caution, writes Anne Powell

09 June 2016

While many publishing events cover relatively similar territory, there’s one boutique event that really tries to do something different, writes INASP's Jon Harle

23 May 2016

Tracy Capaldi-Drewett looks at the latest technology in research communications

06 May 2016

Discovery research over the last 18 months shows that around 60 per cent of article downloads come from free resources, writes Tracy Gardner

05 May 2016

The continuing rise of search engines as a powerful discovery gateway have left many academic libraries concerned about losing grip on discovery. Timon Oefelein maps shows why quite the opposite is true

07 April 2016

Technology will make the next generation of researchers more social, writes Alice Atkinson-Bonasio

04 April 2016

Now that most major research funders require researchers to make their outputs available in open access, new developments in the field are coming faster than ever, writes Neil Jacobs

30 March 2016

Academia is experiencing significant change in technology and research methodology. The role of the librarian in India is transforming to keep up with this digital change, write Shafina Segon, Aalia Oosman and Jodie Bell

15 March 2016

One consequence of the rise of open access publishing has been a re-examination of the concept of accessibility. Charlie Rapple is interviewed by Chris Kenneally of Copyright Clearance Center



Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin

Analysis and opinion

Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons


From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool