Johan Rooryck and the COAlition S
We spoke to the executive director of the COAlition S Johan Rooryck. With their Plan S they are one of main contributors to open science and have caused major changes in the publishing business.
Björn Brembs on the Open Access Movement
We tried to introduce you to the open access movement with deeper introduction of Project Deal and the Coalition S. They formed as a response to the serials crisis that we talked about in our last episode. Turns out that according to Professor Björn Brembs these attempts could head into the wrong direction and could make matters worse for scientists.
History of scientific publishing
Follow us in this episode to the beginnings of scientific publishing as a philanthropic idea of open distribution of knowledge to one of the most profitable businesses of the present. We explain how the developments of the 19th century led to the serials crisis and the open access movement that tries to make knowledge freely available. Lets see how scientific findings find their way from the lab to the open public.