Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing
Our organisations have collaborated to identify principles of transparency and best practice for scholarly publications and to clarify that these principles form the basis of the criteria by which suitability for membership is assessed.
It's the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech
For most of modern history, the easiest way to block the spread of an idea was to keep it from being mechanically disseminated. Shutter the newspaper, pressure the broadcast chief, install an official censor at the publishing house. Or, if push came to shove, hold a loaded gun to the announcer’s head.
UCL Launches Open Access Megajournal to Help Solve the World’s Biggest Challenges
UCL Press is launching a new open access megajournal that will provide academics and students with ground-breaking research free of charge in a move that challenges traditional commercial publishing models.
The NSF encourages people to help build a better, more informed society by participating in Citizen Science, or Public Participation in Scientific Research in a program designed to engage the public in addressing societal needs and accelerating science, technology, and innovation.