"It is up to academic communities themselves to step away from their apathy and towards a fairer and more democratic system for sharing our knowledge and work." My first piece for ! #OpenScience
The privatisation of scholarly publication creates a 'publish or perish' mindset that corrupts the research process. On the need for open access:
"The world of scholarly communication is broken. Giant, corporate publishers with racketeering business practices and profit margins that exceed Apple’s treat life-saving research as a private commodity to be sold at exorbitant profits." – via
We all know that scholarly publishing is broken, perverse, dysfunctional. has some very clear ideas how to fix it – via
Lots here for all publishing scientists to think about... Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it – via
A new scholarly publishing model = GitHub + Wikipedia + Stack Exchange? #library #openaccess #openscience #research #publishing
Yes , ! Abolish the antiquated journal system. Replace with an ongoing online repository of research that is subject to community peer review. This is the way forward for scholarly comms.
Yes , ! Abolish the antiquated journal system. Replace with an ongoing online repository of research that is subject to community peer review. This is the way forward for scholarly comms.
A global community to develop a public open-access infrastructure of research and scholarly communication for the public good is long overdue.
Scholarly publishing is broken because it treats life-saving research and knowledge as a commodity to be sold for profit.
I just paid £3000 to publish a paper... which isn’t even a lot! ‘Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it’ – is on a mission for all of us!
Kudos to of for this clear and informative piece on the many issues in scholarly publishing. Here’s to new models!
How to fix scholarly #publishing: (by ) #ecrchat #acwri
Excellent read from Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it. #scholarlycommunication #scholarlypublishing #OA #openaccess #openscience
Article in by with on '#scholarlypublishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it' calling on the academic community to take control of #openaccess publishing. See → .
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Let's build an infrastructure "of research and scholarly communication for the public good" - one that supports #peerreview as "a community-governed process, where the quality of engagement becomes the hallmark of individual reputations." -
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it | Aeon Ideas
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it – #OpenAccess #OA
Excellent article in by : "feasible to achieve 100% open access while saving ~99% of global publishing budget. Funds better spent on research, grants for under-privileged students & minority researchers…" #openaccess #openscience
In a world where the power of web-based social networks is revolutionising almost every other industry, researchers are still forced to write for journals, a communication format designed in the 17th century. #openaccess #openscience
A researcher just emailed about my piece, calling it "Probably the best, most compelling article I’ve read recently on open scholarship." Honestly, messages like this matter for myself, and I'm sure other authors, more than a million views. :)
More about #openscience and a call that we have to take our science's future in our hand.
"Scholarly publishing is broken. Here's how to fix it."
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Beyond paying for #OpenAccess: argues we can create "something so superior to the present system that people will wonder how publishers ever got away with it for so long".
‘Researchers will become the provider, the product, and the consumer.’ “Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it”, interesante reflexión, casi apuesta, de (vía )
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A model for open academic publishing from ⁦
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Great piece from ⁦⁩ of ⁦⁩ outlining the many problems in the current academic publishing system, and the big picture thinking that’s required to fix it
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"Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it" - A look at the challenges facing scholarly communication around the world
“It is up to research funders, institutes and researchers themselves to act to make a system that represents defensible democratic values, rather than rapacity,” says about "broken" scholarly publishing
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Hey, #hautalk folk: This is worth a read. Short, but punches above it's height: "#ScholarlyPublishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it" by via #openaccess #openscience
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it
Scholarly #publishing is broken. has an ambitious, yet remarkably achievable solution to fix it on #opendata #research
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it – via #openaccess #libraries #acrl
Quote: “Know your rights. Researchers can use the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Rights Coalition (SPARC) Author Addendum to retain rights to their research, instead of blindly giving it away to publishers.”
Imagine something like combined with combined with - this is one potential future of scholarly publishing that embraces the power of Web technologies HT
"Now, in a world where the power of web-based social networks is revolutionizing almost every other industry, researchers need to take back control." #openscience #openaccess
"A range of different studies and working examples exist that show the true cost of publishing an article can be as low as $100 using cost-efficient funding schemes, community buy-in, and technologies that go a step further than PDF generation."
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it
"If we diversify our thinking away from the superficial field of journals and articles, and instead focus on the power of networked technologies, we can see all sorts of innovative models for scholarly communication."
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it #academicpublishing #openaccess
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"The future of scholarly communication depends more on overcoming social tensions and the training to defer to a powerful system embedded in global research cultures than on breaking down technological barriers." - #scholcomm
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it – via
Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it – via
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Scholarly publishing is broken. "A global community to coordinate and regain control – to develop a public open-access infrastructure – of research and scholarly communication for the public good is long overdue."
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