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“International STM Publishing in China: State of the Market Report 2023” Unveils Insights for Publishers and Publisher Service Providers Worldwide

June 26, 2023

This new in-depth report from Clarke & Esposito and Osmanthus Consulting sheds light on recent developments within China's rapidly evolving STM journals sector and their wide-ranging implications, offering valuable insights and strategic recommendations for publishers and publisher service providers worldwide.

Work at C&E: We are recruiting for a new position of Data Analyst and Insights Manager

March 30, 2023

Clarke & Esposito (C&E) is hiring a Data Analytics and Insights Manager for our growing consulting firm. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead the development of our new benchmarking service, which involves collection and analysis of shared, anonymized data from a community of participants and allows development and dissemination of best practices and business improvement.

Taylor & Francis acquires Molecular and Cellular Biology from the American Society of Microbiology

December 1, 2022

The American Society of Microbiology (ASM) announced the acquisition of the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology by Taylor & Francis (T&F). Clarke & Esposito had the privilege of representing ASM in brokering this notable deal.

A New Co-Publication Agreement between the Brookings Institution and Rowman & Littlefield

August 10, 2022

The Brookings Institution and Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group this week announced a new co-publishing partnership. Under the agreement, Rowman & Littlefield will produce, distribute, market, and sell Brookings Institution Press titles. Brookings Institution Press will continue to be responsible for acquisitions and editorial review. Clarke & Esposito had the privilege of working with Brookings to help broker this noteworthy arrangement.

New Publishing Services Agreement between the American Society of Nephrology and Wolters Kluwer

June 28, 2022

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and Wolters Kluwer today announced a new publishing services agreement. C&E had the privilege of representing ASN in brokering this notable deal, which encompasses Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), and Kidney360.

James Butcher Joins Clarke & Esposito as Practice Lead, Europe

April 28, 2022

C&E is delighted to announce that James Butcher has joined the firm in the position of Practice Lead for Europe. James comes to C&E from Springer Nature, where he was Vice President of the Nature journals. James’s work at C&E will span many of the firm’s practice areas, including strategic and operational assessments, open access strategy, portfolio development, market analysis, and product development. He is based in the United Kingdom and will both lead the firm’s UK and European practice and provide C&E’s clients with insights into how European funder mandates and other EU and UK regulations may affect their organizations and the global STM marketplace.

Announcing PNAS Nexus and a New Publishing Services Agreement Between the National Academy of Sciences and Oxford University Press

May 27, 2021

Clarke & Esposito is pleased to have represented the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in successfully negotiating a publishing services agreement with Oxford University Press (OUP). NAS will work with OUP to develop and publish PNAS Nexus, a new multidisciplinary open access journal spanning the biological, physical, and social sciences, particularly encompassing engineering and health sciences

C&E Final OA Monograph Supply Chain Mapping Report Released

April 9, 2021

This final report documents the supply chain related to open access (OA) monograph creation, distribution, and curation. It is based on information collected in 2020 through questionnaires and semi-structured interviews with stakeholders and subject-matter experts representative of the supply chain. The report was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

C&E Announces Editorial Honoraria Benchmarking Study in Biomedicine

April 7, 2021

Clarke & Esposito (C&E) announces the development of a multi-client benchmarking study focused on editorial honoraria and other related editorial metrics. The aim of the study is to provide participants with information to make better evidenced-based decisions related to journal publishing. The study is open to all society-owned journals, whether published independently or via a publishing services agreement with a commercial publisher. The initial study cohort will be focused on biomedical journals but we plan to open it up to other disciplines later in the year. If you are interested in participating, please let us know by April 30th, 2021.

David Crotty to Join Clarke & Esposito as Senior Consultant

April 6, 2021

Management consulting firm Clarke & Esposito today announced that David Crotty will be joining the firm in the position of Senior Consultant. David’s joins the firm from Oxford University Press, where he held the position of Editorial Director, Journals Policy. At OUP he oversaw journal policy and contributed to strategy across OUP’s journals portfolio, drove technological innovation, and managed a suite of renowned society-owned journals. "We look forward to applying his experience, expertise, and insights to our work with clients.”