Experimental Results in 2020

At the end of the first volume for Experimental Results, we take a look back at the journal’s first year of publication.…


CUP welcomes the transformative journals programme from cOAlition S

*UPDATED 17 November 2020* For some time now we have been committed to a transition to totally open research. And therefore we greatly appreciate the commitment that cOAlition S have made to funding the costs of Gold Open Access journal publishing.…


CUP’s response to the Rights Retention Strategy from cOAlition S

Today we announced our support for Plan S’s transformative journals programme as a welcome new route for our authors to publish Open Access (OA) research articles.…


Cambridge response to the UKRI open access policy review

A joint response to the UKRI policy review, from Cambridge University Press and University Library


Cambridge Open Engage has launched: our approach to development

In a world that is currently experiencing drastic disruption, responsible sharing of new research at an early stage is ever more important.…


Accelerating Feedback, Enhancing Impact: Our Experience with APSA Preprints

In this case study, Sebastian Karcher and Diana Kapiszewski talk about their experience posting their research on APSA Preprints, the first partner area on our new early and open research platform Cambridge Open Engage.


The future of the academic record

Journals play a key role in the creation and preservation of the academic record. But do we still need them? There is an ongoing discussion in the community about whether all publicly funded research articles must be made freely available on publication, as a pre-final version (the accepted manuscript) if not the final published version.…


Experimental Results & Open Peer Review: A Reflection

Now we are in Volume Two of Experimental Results, our first journal with an open peer review model, it seems a good time to reflect on our reasoning for choosing the open peer review model, and reception from the author & reviewer community so far.…


Text and data mining on Cambridge Core

At Cambridge University Press, we believe that text and data mining is a powerful research tool with incredible potential. The use of machines and algorithms allow for analysis of information at scales, scopes, and levels of complexity that have previously been impossible to achieve.…


Experimental Results: the challenge of implementing our first open peer review process

Experimental Results is a truly innovative project for Cambridge University Press – it is the first of our journals to have an open peer review process, as well as being designed to address the positive bias and replication issues often seen with traditional journals, by providing a forum for all sound experimental findings across Science, Technology & Medicine.…


Our response to the US Government’s OA policy review

The US Government’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is re-evaluating its policies and practices for public access to federally funded scholarly publications, data and code.…


Cambridge Open Engage – how do we plan to moderate submissions to ensure quality?

This month, we’re approaching the launch of direct submission to Cambridge Open Engage, our new early research platform. As well as working with researchers to build the site over the last several months, a key piece of work has been designing our policies and procedures for moderating content.…