[Irtalk] Crisis, Paralysis, and Progress | Peer to Peer Review

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sat May 24 11:08:51 SAST 2014

​*Open access*
* has the far more important goal of raising the awareness of authors that
they own a valuable asset in the copyrights to their works*, and that they
can and should manage that asset to their best advantage. This realization
is a necessary but not sufficient condition for breaking the stranglehold
that commercial publishing has on academia.

*The second phase of a real revolution in scholarly communications is the
movement of library resources from the consumption side of scholarship to
the production end.* Libraries have begun this shift by making publishing
services part of the value they provide to their campuses.

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