So much change has happened in the last few months. What changes do you think will 'stick' in scholarly publishing?
Alison MuddittLots of good food for thought on how the pandemic will permanently change scholarly communication. For me, the unprecedented global & open collaboration we’re seeing both magnifies the flaws of the traditional system and makes it impossible to go back.
In 2009, we launched PLOS Currents as an experimental platform for rapid communication of non-standard publications. A few communities embraced the experiment enthusiastically from the start, and the contributions of researchers who volunteered as...
Organizations across the globe are being forced to adapt quickly, with some allowing employees to work from home the first time. But there are many reasons to shift to a remote team - learn more about why and how in
Alison MuddittOrganizations across the globe are being forced to adapt quickly to #WorkFromHome. But there are many reasons to shift to remote - learn more about why and how in my post today and get some #coronavirus WFH survival tips!
There are people willing to listen to women now, and sometimes what we say has consequences.
Alison Mudditt"I wanted Weinstein found guilty & imprisoned not as revenge - though he richly deserves it - but as a warning to men like him that the age of impunity is over, that there are people willing to listen to women, & sometimes what we say has consequences."
Pure publish contracts are possible now. It is not necessary to wait for the subscription publishers to change their business model or to pair a pure publish component with a read and publish component in a transformative agreement. @lisalibrarian
Goal is to help subscription-free pioneers survive as their idea gains wide adoption
Alison Mudditt“What UC is doing, by choosing to put PLOS as one of their first deals, is really meant to be a signal to the broader library community that these are the publishers that pioneered this model and have been on the right side of history from day one.”