Maverick News

Are you prepared for OSTP?

Maverick has received numerous inquiries since new guidance was issued by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) for federally funded research. The end of the one-year embargo and other recommendations will undoubtedly affect most scholarly publishers. While there are still more details to be clarified, there are a number of steps […]

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Maverick Publishing Specialists Adds Three Senior Consultants

Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd. announced today that three Senior Consultants have joined the company’s global network of industry specialists. The newest additions bring a wealth of senior level academic, e-learning and EdTech publishing experience, and further strengthen the company’s ability to support its clients’ strategic and operational needs across a wide range of developing industry […]

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OA publishing needs Scholarly SEO

As professional and academic publishers gather in Manchester this month for the ALPSP annual conference, Maverick is busy thinking about how our services can help tackle today’s challenges facing scholarly communications. Facing the future of Open Access (OA) publishing, and preparing to scale new workflows and business models, are among publishers’ top priority topics going […]

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Journal transparency – the new Journal Comparison Service from PlanS

As part of Maverick’s blog series on Sustainability, Senior Associate Jayne Marks explored the rising popularity of transformative agreements and the implications for small publishers, societies, and libraries in her post, “The road to Open Access is paved with unintended consequences – Part 1.” In Part 2, she explains the new Journal Comparison Service from […]

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Octopus – the new service for researchers

JISC and The UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) have launched an interesting new service for researchers. JISC recently hosted a very helpful webinar to introduce Octopus and Maverick’s Jayne Marks provides some background and her thoughts from the session. Octopus aims to provide an open platform for researchers to record the essential elements of their research […]

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Meet us in-person at ALPSP 2022

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) Annual Conference and Awards is back as in-person event and Maverick Associates will be on-site and available for meetings all three days. Maverick has been closely monitoring the industry and we’d like to share insights from our latest research covering hot topics like Open Access / […]

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Scholarly SEO Takes Center Stage

Scholarly SEO has become an important business practice for today’s scholarly publishers. Since users can only utilize what they can find, a strategic approach to optimizing the visibility and discoverability of your content is essential. At the recent SSP Annual Conference New and Noteworthy Products session, Maverick Senior Associate Lettie Y. Conrad, Ph.D., presented an […]

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Senior Publishing Executive, Michael Geelan, Joins Maverick Publishing Specialists

Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd, announced today the addition of Michael Geelan as Senior Associate to its team of industry specialists. As Maverick Publishing Specialists continue to develop and expand its senior team of leading Industry experts, they are delighted that Michael Geelan has agreed to join Maverick with immediate effect. Michael is an extremely experienced […]

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Top trends to emerge from SSP 2022

The Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting was back as an in-person event this year and attendees were happy to once again share information and collaborate face-to-face. Andrea Chiarelli, Ph.D., Senior Consultant at Maverick’s research partner Research Consulting, was in attendance throughout the conference and was instrumental in developing and facilitating a popular panel discussion […]

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