Springer Nature and ResearchGate Announce New Cooperation to Make It Easier to Navigate the Sharing of Academic Journal Articles
Springer Nature and ResearchGate, along with Cambridge University Press and Thieme, will work together on the sharing of articles on the scholarly collaboration platform in a way that protects the rights of authors and publishers.
Seven Functionalities the Scholarly Literature Should Have
A short list of seven functionalities that academic publishers looking to modernize their operations might invest in; from unencumbered access and improved social components, to dynamic data visualisations and more precise hyperlinking.
Today's complex, dynamic scientific results are often found with the help of computers. And yet the most popular tool we have for communicating these results is the PDF - literally a simulation of a piece of paper. Maybe we can do better.
To Steal or Not to Steal? Could Sci-Hub Change the Publishing Industry?
Elsevier, a major scientific publisher, has a 36 percent profit margin - bigger than Apple, Amazon, and Google. And it's just one of many. But Sci-Hub could change all that by releasing every article for free.
Life Science Alliance is a global, open-access, editorially independent, and peer-reviewed journal launched by an alliance of EMBO Press, Rockefeller University Press, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
I’m in graduate school to learn, and preprints—draft versions of journal articles that are shared prior to peer review—offer a great opportunity to do just that. Here’s how preprints help young researchers grow in ways traditional types of scientific communication don’t.