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Revitalizing University-Based Publishing: The Ubiquity Partner Network

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Talk given at the UKSG 2014 Forum, London, UK, on November 21, 2015.

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Revitalizing University-Based Publishing: The Ubiquity Partner Network

  1. 1. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress UKSG 2014 Forum, 21 November 2014 Brian Hole, Founder and CEO Revitalizing University-Based Publishing The Ubiquity Partner Network
  2. 2. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress To return control of publishing to universities and researchers, providing them with the infrastructure and support to not only match but to outcompete the legacy publishers. About Ubiquity Press Background Mission  Spun out of University College London in 2012  Researcher-led  50+ years publishing experience (BioMed Central, PLoS, Elsevier, IoP)  Current staff of 13, office in London  Comprehensive approach: journals, books, data, software, wetware…
  3. 3. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress The Social Contract of Science • Validation • Dissemination • Further development Scientific Malpractice • Data • Results • Software • Hardware, wetware… #@%$#@ % #@%$# Source: http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=2015
  4. 4. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress
  5. 5. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress Providing a solution for presses
  6. 6. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress Peer review and cascading content
  7. 7. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress Research integrity Full anti-plagiarism checking Provision for open research data and software archiving with all publications Rigorous peer review Editorial guidance and training Provision for open peer review COPE membership for all editors Close links with society’s ethics committee
  8. 8. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress The Ubiquity Partner Network
  9. 9. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress Ubiquity Partner Plugins
  10. 10. brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com www.ubiquitypress.com / @ubiquitypress For any questions, please contact brian.hole@ubiquitypress.com Ubiquity Press website: http://www.ubiquitypress.com Koh, A. 2012. Open Access Ahoy! An Interview with Ubiquity Press. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Available: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/ubiquity/43312 More information

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