CERN Prepares Open Source Push Following Microsoft Price Hike
CERN has launched an ambitious drive towards open source software after Microsoft revoked its academic discount and introduced a new contract which was set to lead to a tenfold increase in licensing costs.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will soon invite applications for open source software projects that are essential to biomedical research. Applicants can request funding between $50k and $250k for one year.
In her Crossref LIVE18 Keynote speech this week, Coko's Kristen Ratan questioned the sense of the industry's continuing resignation to being locked in to costly, print-based, outdated workflows and technologies (some of which are now owned by competitor publishers). "Publishers are mired in print p