Monthly Archives: October 2014

How would non-selective author-pays publication (“mega-journals”) transform our science?

The “mega-journal” trend, which has arrived in the humanities (including linguistics) may turn out to seriously disadvantage junior researchers, independent researchers, and researchers from low-income countries. This is not good for science. In the 20th century, scientific publication served two … Continue reading

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Shadow Libraries is carrying a very interesting interview (in German) with Balázs Bodó on the size of and the motivation behind the large scientific electronic shadow libraries that have sprung from earlier efforts to disseminate scientific papers and books in Russia. … Continue reading

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