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RFP’s for Production Services 

In a recent post, RFP’s for Publishing Services, Maverick CEO, Rebecca Rinehart, examined the process of negotiating publishing service agreements – from identifying your goals through the steps for assessing and selecting the right publisher. In this follow-up post, Maverick Senior Associate, Stephen Laverick, leads us through the process of compiling, issuing, and assessing responses […]

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RFP’s for Publishing Services

Whether you are an association, society, or publisher, the chances are that engagement with outside vendors is an important part of achieving your business objectives. Your Request for Proposals (RFP) is key to helping you identify the perfect partner. However, when it comes to developing a successful RFP, one size does not fit all. This […]

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Demystifying Open Science – Whitepaper

The commercial, operational, strategic, and cultural implications 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 […]

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Demystifying Open Science – Panel Discussion

A Maverick Panel Discussion Open science along with open data, open access, transparency, and collaboration, are widely discussed concepts central to research in scholarly publishing. The idea that research can be made more effective through Open Science has strong appeal. With governments, funders, organizations, and researchers in favor of establishing open science practices, there are […]

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Diversification and Sustainability in OA Publishing – Challenges and Opportunities

A Maverick Panel Discussion Many not-for-profit society and association publishers are navigating challenges arising from digital publishing but nevertheless recognise the need to transition revenue to safeguard against profit erosion. Subscription revenue is being threatened by Open Access and the need to be a part of a bigger deal or bundle, and large publishers are […]

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Operational Considerations for Open Science

Maverick continues its series on demystifying open science with a focus on operational considerations. In a previous blog post on the business aspects of open science, Maverick’s Ruth King introduced some of the issues associated with accommodating open science publications in existing publication workflows. In this blog post, I’ll explore a few of those operational […]

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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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