The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) memo published by Dr Alondra Nelson on August 25, 2022 sets out new and updated policies for the publication of US federally funded research. Building on the previous memo from Dr Holdren in 2013, this new statement covers a much wider set of outputs. By now, most […]
Sustainability in Scholarly Publishing
A Maverick Panel Discussion Maverick continues its Sustainability series with a new panel discussion tailored to scholarly publishing. Sustainability is a widely used term that has broad implications across all industries, as reflected in the wide-ranging UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Scholarly publishers support sustainability goals but often struggle with ways of operationalizing them in […]
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 […]
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 […]