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Accessibility compliance in Denmark and Lithuania

Maverick Affiliate Senior Associate, Will Awad has written extensively about the European Accessibility Act (EAA) and its goal of removing barriers to products, services, and infrastructure for individuals in Europe affected by disabilities. In Breaking Down Barriers: An Overview of the European Accessibility Act and Its Implementation Across the EU Countries (Ireland and Germany), Will […]

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Diamond open access in Latin America: the challenge of a sustainable publishing model

It is no secret that access to scientific information and publishing in certain journals is not equally distributed across the globe. Open Access has been adopted more or less extensively in different regions, and some countries have developed in-house solutions to assure the visibility of their scientific production through community-owned infrastructure. In Latin America, the […]

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Highlights from R2R 2023

Maverick Senior Associate Jayne Marks participated in the recent R2R conference and provides her perspectives in this recap. Fully hybrid for the second year, the 2023 Researcher to Reader conference attracted speakers and delegates from around the world. The technology allowed for virtual/in-person discussions in small groups as well as participation via online chat with […]

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Operationalizing DEIA in your publishing organization

The specific context of publishing is one which calls on publishers to not just improve the diversity of their workforce, but to also pay careful attention to what and how they publish. But publishers face major challenges when working to operationalize and implement the changes they need to make. Research tells us that – although […]

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