October 21, 2021

New York Times: "Internet Ruffles Pricey Scholarly Journals"

From a NY Times Article: Like newspapers and the music business, scholarly publishing has been drastically affected by the Internet. But the differences are as striking as the parallels. Unlike journalists, most academics are paid for research or teaching, not writing. Yet all academics need to publish their work — to share and validate their […]

"Open Access: Interview with Professor Peter Suber"

Dr. Suber was interviewed by Richard Masters for Science Media Watch. The interview opens with Suber’s definition of open access: First of all, OA is impossible without the internet, the way I define OA entails the internet. Even if you wrote some literature and gave it away on the street, it’s not strictly OA because […]