Open-source, commercial, non-profit, for-profit: what power have you got? #academia #scholcomm
Excellent, important. on why 'for-profit' vs 'non-profit' just ain't that simple folks
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Thoughtful post from via "nonprofit != good, for-profit != exploitation"
An on point piece from . It mirrors my thoughts on the right blend needed for scholarly infrastructure
"If you cannot get rid of the people who govern you, you do not live in a democratic system" #datalibs
. argues against the view that scholarly communications should be non-profit in
Why the involvement of for-profit organizations in #openscience platforms may not be such a bad thing
. explains why the non-profit vs. for-profit dichotomy may be too simplistic: #openscience
Open-source, commercial, non-profit, for-profit: what power have you got? via
Innovation in academia needs a democratic marketplace, "a healthy blend of #opensource, commercial, non-profit and for-profit" says CEO #OpenScience
It's a complex landscape - but I work with an amazing bunch of people who care greatly about what they do
Great piece arguing that 'for profit' can be part of scholalry ecosystem & doesn't conflict with 'open'
Post well worth reading, by
says "the non-profit vs. for-profit dichotomy itself may be too simplistic; non-profit is not synonymous with good, and for-profit is not synonymous with exploitation."
Great blog by : "non-profit is not synonymous w. good, & for-profit is not synonymous w. exploitation"
On open source research communication tech, Hahnel quotes Tony Benn “What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it?”
Valuable contribution to the non-profit vs. for profit model debate in scholarly communication from
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Open-source, commercial, non-profit, for-profit: what power have you got?
non-profit vs. commercial is a red herring. i could not agree more
Open-source, commercial, non-profit, for-profit: what power have you got? via
Alternative title - a defense of figshare as a for-profit company?
It's a complicated issue, I feel, and one I'm still trying to wrap my head around. This recent piece by was quite brilliant :) via
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Open-source, commercial, non-profit, for-profit: what power have you got?
Open-source, commercial, non-profit, for-profit: what power have you got?
"The ultimate goal for the university should be to remove administrative burden to help researchers do more of what they want to do; namely research, in as efficient a manner as possible, both cost and time-wise."
“Digital Science is fully owned by the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, which is privately owned.”
Open-source, commercial, non-profit, for-profit: what power have you got?
“Figshare ... is an independent company. We have one investor, Digital Science, which has a non-controlling stake.”
Excellent post from  from figshare that excellently covers a thorny issue that seems to be on many peoples…