Scholarly Communications News

Academic repositories like LibGen and Z-Library are becoming less accessible on the web, but finding a home on alt-networks like Tor and IPFS.

nearly 10,000km² of free satellite images, showing every type of location, urban area and land use from agriculture, grasslands and forests to cities of every size and polar ice caps.


a methodology for systematically assessing the cost of journal subscriptions.

The focus of rights retention policies tends to be on articles in scholarly journals. Is there a good reason why we would not consider doing the same for the manuscripts of books or book chapters?

The NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy (DMSP) goes into effect January 25, 2023.

interviews Simon Linacre, author of the recently published book, The Predator Effect: Understanding the Past, Present and Future of Deceptive Academic Journals, and Head of Content, Brand

Because of this variability and the broader technological and institutional changes occurring across scholarly publishing (see generally Tennant et al., 

Objectives To describe retracted papers originating from paper mills, including their characteristics, visibility, and impact over time, and the journals in which they were publish