Sponsorship model and pricing for 2019
Last year, we launched our new sponsorship model. This was after feedback from existing sponsors that we needed to be clearer about the benefits and costs of sponsorship. For 2019, after feedback from users, we will no longer be displaying sponsors on our homepage. This will help our homepage to render better on smaller screens. […] Read More...
Published Mon, 08 Oct 2018 at 13:22
Infrastructure and why sustainable funding so important to services like DOAJ
You can’t run a service like DOAJ on a shoestring, or fund it on a hand-to-mouth basis, which is how DOAJ has been funded until last year, so large amounts of sustained funding are really crucial to the database’s security, stability, scalability and, ultimately, survival. Last month, DOAJ came under attack and the whole process […] Read More...
Published Mon, 01 Oct 2018 at 07:20
Are we overestimating the problem of “predatory” publishing?
In order to unravel the unjustified association of open access with bad or even predatory publishing Tom Olijhoek and Jon Tennant wrote this blog post, recently published in the LSE Impact Blog. Last summer an international association of investigative journalists launched a massive media offensive on the problem of predatory publishing in science. The data shown […] Read More...
Published Thu, 27 Sep 2018 at 07:58
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