Wiley Acquires Hindawi: An Interview with Judy Verses and Liz Ferguson

« Last week John Wiley & Sons announced its acquisition of open access (OA) publisher Hindawi Limited for $298M. While this announcement sparked several questions and conversations in the industry, it was perceived by most to be quite a logical and somewhat intuitive move. Wiley and Hindawi have been partners for years, allowing them to develop a clear understanding of each other’s capabilities and cultures. Wiley has made a commitment to OA publishing and the acquisition of Hindawi significantly increases the Wiley portfolio of OA journals, increases Wiley’s penetration in Asia, and brings with it both a small society partnership program and an established and evolving technology platform. (…) »

source > scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org, Ann Michael, 11 janvier 2021