The New England Journal of Medicine or NEJM thinks open-access is not a good idea. An editorial published by Charlotte Haug, one of the correspondents of NEJM reports that the “experiment” has failed, and free access to scientific publications hasn’t delivered on its promises. NEJM is particularly concerned about “Plan S”, a plan in Europe that suggests that all scientists whose work is funded by the community be required to publish their results in open-access venues. Plan S is due to take upshot in 2020.
We live in a digital era where social media has revolutionized the way the world connects. It has empowered us to exchange our thoughts with a wider audience in a cost-effective manner. In simple terms, social media can be explained as interactive internet applications that enable users to engage in the development and dissemination of […]
The conflict between Elsevier, the world’s biggest publisher of scientific journals, and Germany’s entire university system has dragged on since 2015. However, recently Elsevier has approved continuous access to its paywalled journals for researchers at around 200 German universities and other research institutes that had refused earlier to renew their individual subscriptions. The nationwide deal […]
The Alliance of Crop, Soil & Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS) in association with ACCUCOMS enters the Indian subcontinent. It is to bring journals published by it to India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Reference Link: http://accucoms.com/news/accucoms-represent-acsess/