Issues in academic publishing: costs-per-article
Martin Paul Eve thinks out loud about The Problems of Unit Costs Per Article in a deeply considered blog post about Open Access publishing.
Internships Supporting Diversity in Tech
Outreachy is a paid, remote internship program which offers an online collaborative environment for learning, remote mentoring with experienced FOSS contributors, and a travel stipend. Application instructions are here.
New Dryad platform launched
Changing research practices, data management and publication practices throughout the sciences have prompted the development of Dryad’s new dataset platform. Dryad now allows datasets as large as 300GB to be submitted and published at any point in the research process, whether as part of a journal submission or independently of publication.
Everything wiki- Conference
Join Wikipedia, -media, -data, and -cite enthusiasts from the Americas from 8-11 November in Cambridge, Massachusetts for a long weekend of collaboration and discovery. The theme for WikiConference North America 2019 is reliability/incredibility.
More than 200 nominations have been received for the inaugural Open Publishing Awards and these are now being assessed and reviewed. A Coko initiative, the awards aim to increase awareness of and celebrate all that is open in publishing. Winners will be announced on October 15 at FORCE 2019 during an open reception at the Grosvenor Edinburgh Hotel lounge at 5:30 p.m. No invite necessary.