At the 2018 London Book Fair, experts from Ixxus, Alfresco, SAGE London, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and Whizz Education discussed the digital transformation journey.
Most respondents to the Springer Nature survey said the move to all future scholarly articles being made accessible via open access was only just a matter of time, with two-thirds hopeful it could happen within 10 years.
Commercial teams can no longer afford to be operating separately from R&D – silos between the two operations will start to break down.
Over the past few weeks, The Walt Disney Company and Tom Brady, have each landed in the press over lawsuits involving copyright infringement.
The migration of publishers and techies to OER organizations is one sign that the lines between OER and publisher programs are starting to blur.
Drug repurposing could help find cures for rare diseases faster, but trawling through research is a time-consuming and resource-heavy task.