"the current push towards Gold OA via so-called “transformative” agreements risks hardwiring the exclusion of many researchers”
Foot stomping post re deep work #scholcomm needs to do to address our current racial reckoning. How are we (un)consciously underscoring systemic racism/what does REAL work look like? #openaccessissocialjustice
Embracing this moment is about strategy as much people policies. We must grapple with the reality that the racism & inequality we are calling out has been going on for centuries. And that our organizations have played a role in perpetuating it.
"this is a very intentional embrace...focuses on building a more just, equitable & resilient system.....For scholarly communication as elsewhere, this has to mean a shift in power, a recognition that communities are the best designers of their own future."