Soon, Nobody Will Read Academic Journals Illegally — the Studies Worth Reading Will Be Free
It’s a dirty open secret in academia. Scholars work very hard to prove their work is worth taxpayers’ money, but then publish it in journals that are prohibitively expensive—not just for taxpayers but academics themselves.
A recent book took aim at accelerating administrative demands and the internalized expectation of measurable productivity that have eroded the quality of academic life and work. Is there a corollary for scholarly publishing?
7 Functionalities the Scholarly Literature Should Have
As a regular user of the scholarly literature since before the internet, I have closely followed its digitization. I find it rather frustrating that some of the most basic functionalities are still excluded.