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Judge Recommends Ruling to Block Internet Access to Sci-Hub
Diana Kwon | Oct 4, 2017
The American Chemical Society seeks a broad order that includes millions of dollars in damages and demands action from Internet service providers and search engines.
Elsevier Signs Up to Transparency Guidelines
Catherine Offord | Sep 5, 2017
The publisher will ask its journal editors to adopt widely accepted standards on transparency and openness in scientific communication.
Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts
Diana Kwon | Jul 17, 2017
These institutions join around 60 others that hope to put increasing pressure on the publishing giant in ongoing negotiations for a new nationwide licensing agreement.
“WikiGate” Ruffles OA Feathers
Bob Grant | Sep 16, 2015
A partnership between Wikipedia and scholarly publishing behemoth Elsevier has open-access advocates up in arms.
Journal Price Tags Revealed
Jef Akst | Jun 18, 2014
Economists explore the wheelings and dealings of universities and publishers during largely secret negotiations regarding access to scientific journals.
Reading Into the Future
Richard Smith | Apr 1, 2012
Will traditional scientific journals follow newspapers into oblivion?
Opinion: Academic Publishing Is Broken
Michael P. Taylor | Mar 19, 2012
The current system by which academics publish their scientific discoveries is a massive waste of money.
Elsevier Abandons Anti-Open Access Bill
Bob Grant | Feb 28, 2012
The publishing giant withdraws its support of the Research Works Act, which would eliminate open-access requirements on federally funded work.
Bob Grant | Feb 7, 2012
A boycott of the publishing giant swells, but is the criticism warranted?