Open Access Journals: Desirable and Inevitable?

Interesting piece from Times Higher Education: We continue to witness a lot of back and forth between publishers and open-access advocates about the merits of Research Councils UK’s open-access policy – but where does it leave journal editors? Some have echoed the publishers’ fears that open access will ruin their business models or undermine journal […]

Open Access Knowledge?

The sciences may be embracing open access, but the humanities remain cool to the idea. Paul Jump investigates Many observers have hailed the recent surge of open-access titles launched by commercial publishers as evidence that science is firmly on the road to a fully open-access future. But it’s a different story in the humanities and […]