What happens when an academic publisher stops publishing? What can scientists do when they get a manuscript accepted, only to find that the journal has become inactive?
A British scholarly publisher called Open Access Publishing London (OAPL) has, seemingly, died, or at least gone into hibernation.
Neuroskeptic readers may remember OAPL. It was founded in late 2012 after another publisher, BioMed Central (BMC), stopped publishing a journal called Head and Neck Oncology, alleging ‘major