- Concentration in the publishing business
- Zombie Lingua, Elsevier and what profit-oriented publishers are good for
- Beyond the zombies: How we might get out of the science publication disaster
- What should I do with my draft paper? Hide it, upload to Academia, or upload to Zenodo?
- We don’t need open access, but scholar-owned publication brands
Monthly Archives: February 2013
http://www.sueddeutsche.de/f5c38c/1165340/De-Gruyter-kauft-Wissenschaftsverlage.html Let’s see how the prices of these books develop. Now Claudia Mainborn’s book about the Copula costs 65€ (250 pages). I think it is at least worth 130€ and De Gruyter should increase the price as soon as possible.
Who should pay for scientific publications: the readers, via subscriptions fees, as has been the universal model until recently? Or the authors/research funders, via APCs (author processing charges)? Often, these are seen as the only two possibilities, but I would … Continue reading
Already last October, the German Federal Council (Bundesrat) decided to agree to a modification of the Urheberrechtsgesetz. According to the new addition to the relevant law (§38 Absatz 2a UrhG), authors of publicly funded scientific articles always retain the right … Continue reading
Interesting Post by Stuart Shieber about bundels and other nice tricks.