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Understanding User Experiences with E-Resources During the Pandemic

Despite the disruptions and distresses of the last year, we are seeing the reassuring normalcy of spring’s green shoots in the northern hemisphere and the cooler days of autumn for the southern continents. This season also brings heaps of COUNTER usage reports into academic libraries’ collection development assessments and decisions for the coming school year. […]

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The Intersection of Open Science and Publisher Strategy

Q&A with Open Science Specialist, Ruth King In a recent post, ‘Demystifying Open Science’, Maverick Affiliate Senior Associate for Open Science, Ruth King, provided an overview of open science by approaching it from three distinct organizational aspects: business, operational, and strategy/culture. In this follow-up interview, Ruth delves deeper into the business aspects to discuss how […]

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Making D&I a Reality at UKSG 2021

Diversity & inclusion is rapidly becoming a business reality for publishers. We are still in the early stages, so publishers understandably have practical questions about how and when to approach and address such complex issues. Through its partnership with Umbrella Analytics, Maverick is at the forefront of this movement and we’d love the opportunity tell […]

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Research Consulting and Maverick Publishing Specialists form exclusive business development and marketing partnership

Maverick partners with Research Consulting to represent them in the publishing and scholarly communications market.Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd and Research Consulting Ltd – two of the leading industry research and consulting firms – announced today that they will form an exclusive business development and marketing relationship.This collaboration sees Maverick representing the full range of Research […]

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Accessibility Drives Content Discovery, Usage, and Inclusivity for Libraries and Publishers

At UKSG 2021, I make the case for accessible publishing and why it’s a no-brainer for libraries, publishers, and their suppliers to be investing in their compliance with scholarly content accessibility standards. The trick is to recognize the ample benefits of ensuring our products and services are truly accessible to all readers, then start by […]

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Let’s Talk Open Science at UKSG 2021

“Publishers are increasingly finding they need to support the growing set of practices that comprise Open Science” – Ruth King, Maverick Senior Associate, Open Science. Open Science is a vast topic with implications reaching across most functions of organizations. Maverick’s global network of Open Science and Open Access experts can demystify open science and help […]

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UKSG 2021

Are you attending UKSG 2021? If so, we’d love to see you. Maverick’s Rebecca Moakes, Head of Business Development EMEA, and Senior Affiliate Associate, Julia Brockley, will be attending and are available to meet throughout the conference. Maverick has developed a 2021 Trends Tracking review with findings from research on major topics affecting publishing, such […]

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Two Senior Consultants Join Maverick Publishing Specialists

Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd, continues the expansion of its global network of publishing industry experts with the addition of two Senior Consultants. The newest additions to the team strengthen Maverick’s presence in Australia/New Zealand, as well as technology-focused areas, such as product strategy and development, and operations. Rachael McDiarmid, Affiliate Senior Associate (ANZ) Rachael McDiarmid […]

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Diversity & Inclusion from a Publisher’s Perspective

Q&A with Umbrella Founder, Nancy Roberts   Recognizing the growing need for diversity and inclusion practices in academic publishing, Maverick Publishing Specialists and AI diversity monitoring and analytics provider, Umbrella Analytics, have partnered to provide diversity and inclusion analysis, monitoring, and advice across the publishing industry. While the industry is united in the merits of […]

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Demystifying Open Science

Publishers are increasingly finding they need to support the growing set of practices that comprise Open Science. Going beyond providing open access to the results of research, Open Science extends to how research is conducted, reported, shared, and evaluated. In essence, the principles of openness are applied to the entire research lifecycle in such a […]

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