American Chemical Society wins lawsuit against the site, which republishes copyright research without permission from publishers. And in potentially precedent-setting move, the court says internet companies should block access to the free research portal
Science ministers tell publishers to ditch subscriptions and change their business models, but agree there should be caveats on open access to protect intellectual property rights, security and privacy
The days of open science have arrived and it is time to move from pay-to-read to free-to-read, says the R&D Commissioner. But publishers want to keep their subscriptions and applied research labs are concerned about IP
As the volume of information soars, it is no longer enough to search for papers - researchers need computers to read and analyse them too, says Jon Hill, computational biologist at Boehringer Ingelheim
The Council of the European University Association (EUA) is pleased to announce that it has published its “Roadmap on Open Access to Research Publications” after an endorsement from the EUA Council at its meeting on 29 January 2016.