October 20, 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 […]

David Weinberger Talks With Peter Suber About Open Access In a New Library Lab/The Podcast

The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory at Harvard Law School has released Library Lab/The Podcast 002. This time two people who we mention on INFOdocket quite often, Dr. David Weinberger, Co-Director of the Library Lab and Dr. Peter Suber, a Fellow at the Berkman Institute discuss open access publishing. Here’s a Paragraph From an Intro of  […]

Congrat's Peter! Peter Suber Wins ALA's L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

Before we share a portion of the official ALA announcement about Peter Suber winning the Patterson Award we want to commend ALA’s OITP on their choice. Peter Suber’s work has a lot to do with the increased attention that open access publishing has received during the past several years. Attention is one thing but Peter […]

"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 […]