More Unintended Consequences: How the Plan S Transformative Journal Route Favors Larger Incumbent Publishers

For smaller and independent publishers, the Transformative Journal route to Plan S compliance seems like a viable option. At least until you see the reporting requirements.

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Journal Citation Indicator. Just Another Tool in Clarivate’s Metrics Toolbox?

Can Clarivate deliver on a single, normalized measurement of citation impact or did its marketing department promise too much?

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Guest Post – Starting a Novel Software Journal within the Existing Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem: Technical and Social Lessons

The Journal of Open Source Software was designed from scratch using the principles of open source and software design practices. This has both advantages and disadvantages, particularly with respect to elements of the traditional scholarly publishing ecosystem.

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Experiences Behind the Data: Making Human Sense of Pandemic Usage Reports

As publishers and librarians draw conclusions from the last year of usage data, we must look to qualitative analysis to round out the picture of the human conditions behind the quantitative trends.

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