Hybrid journals offer flexibility to authors by providing them with a choice of publishing models. However, over the years, they have come under significant scrutiny and criticism, such as double-dipping and high APCs. There is a need to strike a balance between open access movement and compensation for publishers.
Open data has significant potential to foster civic innovation. Here we look at the big winners of the NYC Open Data Contest 2018, to see how private individuals have used open data to provide creative solutions for contemporary problems.
With Article Publishing Charge (APC) becoming the model of choice for open access movement, what does it mean for authorship and open access when APCs are high?
The word curation is most commonly used in reference to organizing a museum’s collection or an art exhibition. However, with the rapidly growing amount open educational resources (OER) available on the Internet, the art and science of curation is becoming vital to the field.