Compared to their peak levels, publication volume has declined at MDPI by 27% and at Frontiers by 36%. What’s behind these declines, and how do they reflect the inherent risk in the APC open access model and different approaches to reputation management?
Guest Post — Reputation and Publication Volume at MDPI and Frontiers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Business Models, Controversial Topics, ethics, Frontiers, guest editors, MDPI, Open Access, openaccess, Organizational Management, publication volume, reputation management, research integrity, risk, special issues |
The Nelson Memo is being contested. Will the incumbents of the scholarly publishing world stand up for the Memo and fight for its funding?
Guest Post — The Nelson Memo and Public Access are Under Attack – Will Powerful Incumbents Come to its Rescue? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, APCs, appropriations, Business Models, Congress, Controversial Topics, Frontiers, House of Representatives, Nelson memo, NIST, Open Access, openaccess, opts, OSTP memo, Policy, public access, Social Role |