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'Paying It Forward' Publishing

Carl Straumsheim | Inside Higher Ed | February 10, 2015

The University of California Press is building a new open-access publishing model around the idea that reviewers and researchers in the hard sciences can support new forms of scholarly communication by "paying it forward." The university press last month introduced Collabra and Luminos, an open-access journal and monograph publisher, respectively. While Luminos is hoping to publish about 10 monographs this fall, Collabra is in beta testing and aims to accept submissions in a few weeks. Read More »

Rewriting The Journal

Michelle Fredette | Campus Technology | August 28, 2012

With faculty balking at the high price of traditional academic journals, can other digital publishing options get traction? Read More »

Self-Preservation Chokes Open Science, Kills The Patient

Pam Baker | FierceBigData | September 9, 2013

Arguably the one area that stands to benefit the most from open and shared data is science. Yet researchers are reluctant to do it. Why? Because the reward model for scientific discovery is chaining them to dollars they can't pocket otherwise. [...] Read More »