Interviews

27 January 2014

We ask Ann Chapman, co-founder of Minesoft, about patent information and 10 years of the PatBase patent database

21 November 2013

Bob Campbell is soon to retire from his role of senior publisher at Wiley after nearly half a century in the publishing industry. He shares some of his thoughts

08 October 2013

Ron Mobed, CEO of Elsevier, shares his thoughts on research trends, open access, and publisher profit-margins

07 August 2013

Subscription costs can be a challenge for researchers in small companies. William Park, CEO of DeepDyve, explains why he sees rental as part of the solution

30 May 2013

In April the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) opened its virtual doors for the first time. Executive director Dan Cohen reveals more

09 April 2013

Towards the end of 2011 a group of Finnish academics came up with a new approach to the peer-review process. The result is a company called Peerage of Science. We find out more from one of its founders and managing director, Janne-Tuomas Seppanen

05 February 2013

Government policies on research, open-access discussions and the role of different information sources are important topics. N V Sathyanarayana, chairman and managing director of Informatics (India), gives a perspective of the industry in India

05 December 2012

Steve Miron, senior vice president of Wiley's Scientific, Technical, Medical and Scholarly business reveals why he is excited about the potential of open access

15 October 2012

Peter Philips has recently become chief executive of Cambridge University Press. We asked him about his vision for the industry

14 August 2012

Former astrophysicist Ian Mulvany has recently moved from Mendeley to take on the role of head of technology at the new open-access journal eLife. He talks about the vision for the funder-funded venture and the economics of open access

07 June 2012

Michael Clarke is executive vice president for product and market development at Silverchair Information Systems

11 April 2012

Vicky Reich, director of the LOCKSS programme at Stanford University Libraries, and Randy Kiefer, executive director of the CLOCKSS archive, explain why preserving digital content is a challenge that needs to be tackled, especially as this content becomes more dynamic

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