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German Scientists Resign from Elsevier Journals’ Editorial Boards
Diana Kwon | Oct 18, 2017
These researchers join around 200 research institutions that have cut ties with the publishing giant to support the ongoing push for open access and favorable pricing.
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?