Tag Archives: publishing

Researchers offered 95% accuracy on publisher open access policies

(2 July 2015) SHERPA/FACT, the funders and author’s compliance tool, has been found to be more than 95% accurate when checking publisher policies against funder mandates for open access – significantly higher than even experienced repository managers. A study by the SHERPA/FACT advisory group compared the information provided by SHERPA/FACT with a control made up […]


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The mobile story for publishers: told in key stats

(4 February 2015) Thad McIlroy looks at what mobile technology means for publishers. Along the way he discovers that the number of smartphones has left PCs way behind. He also looks at Apple vs. Android, and tablets whose story is altogether different. Publishing Perspectives has the illustrated article.


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Open access scholarly publishing

(17 November 2014)  If you’re new to open access or need a succinct summary of its ins and outs, visit the Australian Open Access Support Group. A recent post covers what it is, the importance of open access, how it is delivered, and more.


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New IPA market report on publishing in Southeast Asia

(14 October 2014)  The International Publishers Association website reports on a comprehensive guide to market conditions for publishing across the dynamic ASEAN region. Stan Gunn from Edge Ventures assesses the piracy challenge and conditions for bookstores, reveals which national markets and sectors are best poised for growth and assesses changes in book buying and reading […]


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The academic book of the future

(18 August 2014) The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library are launching a two-year research project which will explore the future of the academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change. It is expected that this project will have a significant impact on a wide range […]


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Exclusive white paper: “Global Trends in Publishing 2014”

(11 July 2014) With the new report Global Trends in Publishing, the Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club has produced an overview of current developments in the international book market. The report’s author is the well-known industry expert Rüdiger Wischenbart. From internationalisation and publisher acquisitions to global growth markets and print versus online, the structure of […]


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The future of science publishing

What is the true cost of publishing a paper in a scientific journal? A News Feature in this week’s Nature finds that this seemingly simple question is remarkably hard to answer. The article is part of a special package that examines the changing landscape of scientific publishing. The transformation is set to accelerate from 1 April, when […]


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Library conferences in Asia 2020

Keep up to date with what’s happening in libraries in the region. If you have a conference to announce, please send its details to marketing@igroupnet.com. A searchable version of this list which includes conferences held in the past ten years is here. 2020 October 2020 ICEAI 2020 The International Congress on Engineering and Information will […]


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