The Challenge of Building Structural Equity in Open Access Publishing – from a Small Publisher Perspective

The theme for the International Open Access Week in 2021 is ‘Building Structural Equity’. Equity for everyone is a challenge in publishing in general. However, it is a task that needs to be dealt with for open access publishers as their business models, in general, need to include equal opportunities for authors. … More The Challenge of Building Structural Equity in Open Access Publishing – from a Small Publisher Perspective

Hot Topics in Open Access: Peer Review and the Tyranny That Must be Broken

By: Marjatta Sikström Frequently debated issues within international higher education community are ongoing changes in scholarly communication. Two specific features seem to draw attention and raise debate. One is the paradigm change from toll access publishing by traditional commercial publishers to Open Access – without access barriers and where copyright stays by the authors. The second feature is quality … More Hot Topics in Open Access: Peer Review and the Tyranny That Must be Broken