Content enrichment – the opportunity for societies

Content enrichment – the opportunity for societies

Publishing models are undergoing a new revolution, and societies are in a prime position to be at the forefront of this movement. Content enrichment is a vital component of this new wave of publishing. A key financial activity for societies, publishing typically provides over 60% of their revenue. Until recently, it has been based on…

Open access must be open at both ends

Open access must be open at both ends

What do Early Career Researchers (ECRs) think of Open Access? Following on from Daniel Amund’s post on the topic for OA Week 2014, another Wiley Advisor Jonathan Foster, winner of last year’s essay competition, shares his perspective. “If I have seen further, it is because I am standing on the shoulders of giants”. This famous…

All your CHORUS questions answered: a Q&A with Susan Spilka

All your CHORUS questions answered: a Q&A with Susan Spilka

We recently spoke to Susan Spilka, Marketing and Communications Director for CHORUS, to learn more about how it works and why it’s worthwhile for publishers and societies to join.  You can follow Susan on Twitter @sspilka or @CHORUSaccess.  Q. Can you tell us about CHORUS and what it does? CHORUS is part of the transformative…

New journals for 2015

New journals for 2015

At Wiley, we greatly value the relationships we build with our society and journal partners, so we are delighted to welcome more than 25 journals to our community in 2015. Many of the journals new to our list are published in conjunction with learned associations or other organizations. We are very pleased to begin our…

How and why researchers share data (and why they don’t)

How and why researchers share data (and why they don’t)

I am pleased to present here results from a survey Wiley conducted into researcher views of data sharing.  Earlier this year, we contacted 90,000 researchers across a wide array of disciplines and received more than 2,250 responses from individuals engaged in active research programs. Leading up to the survey, we conducted a series of interviews…

Exploring open access publishing opportunities

Exploring open access publishing opportunities

We thought we’d extend last week’s Open Access theme a bit longer to shed some light on the various open access publishing options available.  Wiley Open Access team members Verity Emmans and Stefano Tonzani were co-authors on this post. Open access is on the rise – Simba Information predicts that total revenues collected from open access…

The cost of Open Access

The cost of Open Access

We all want Open Access – authors, readers, funders and indeed publishers alike. EMBO is keenly interested in the OA question both from a policy viewpoint and as a funder and publisher of high-level biomedical research. EMBO Press publishes four journals, two of which are fully OA and one of which, Molecular Systems Biology, was…

Celebrating a new era in scholarly publishing

Celebrating a new era in scholarly publishing

We continue our celebration of Open Access week with a reflection on the past, present and future of the movement from Deni Auclair of Outsell Inc.   This week, Deni participated in the Wiley/CCC webinar: “Open Access: Case Studies Yield Insights for Societies”.  View the recorded webinar here. In response to the rise of open access, Elsevier is quoted…

Here’s how we’re making Open Access account management easier for institutions and funders

Here’s how we’re making Open Access account management easier for institutions and funders

Next week is Open Access week!  We’ll be featuring open access-focused posts all week, so stay tuned. We’re kicking the festivities off a little early by introducing a new tool to make open access easier for funders and institutions.  Is Open Access Fund Management getting overwhelming?   Many funders require the published output of research they fund to…

Wiley

This week we have started to make changes to the entries for the publisher Wiley. Last week Wiley kindly send us a list of the majority of their journals, with their individual embargo periods.

Up until now we have had to provide a merged entry in RoMEO, that stated both the 12 months embargo for scientific, technical and medicine titles and the 24 month embargo for humanities and social science titles. Unfortunately, this could cause confusion for you, our users, who may have been unclear which title fell into which subject grouping, soemthing that is not always clear when you consider that Psychology can be both a social science and a science, depending on the area being studied.

Now that we have this list, we are in the process of updating RoMEO with this information. We have processed 150 titles so far, but hope to have the rest up soon.

Being able to provide the exact embargo period for each Wiley title, not only means that RoMEO (www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo) will be more up-to-date, but we will also be able to ensure that FACT (www.sherpa.ac.uk/fact) entries for Wiley titles will now provide more bespoke advise.

Jane