May 22, 2022

Report: AI Experts Vow to Boycott New Subscription Journal From Nature Research

From The Bookseller:

Springer Nature, which places a strong emphasis on its Open Access and Open Research publishing, has been forced to defend its position after researchers in the Artificial Intelligence field vowed to boycott a new journal which is not being published OA.

Nature Research is due to launch the Machine Intelligence Journal in January 2019.

Over 2,000 researchers have added their names for a statement from Oregon State University’s Professor Thomas Dietterich pledging “not submit to, review, or edit for this new journal”.

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