Category Archives: Open Access

What is ‘editorial quality’?

The UK’s National Union of Journalists (NUJ) is worried that there will be a huge loss of so-called ‘editorial quality’ as academic journals move to Open Access publishing models. With publishing now digitised, there seems to be a feeling among … Continue reading

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Monbiot’s article on academic publishers

It was really nice to see George Monbiot’s article on academic publishers in The Guardian today. I hope lots of people read it and it generates the debate that it drastically needs. Without current knowledge, we cannot make coherent democratic … Continue reading

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Open notebook science

This article has been reposted; it’s a direct copy from my original written for my blog at The Lay Scientist. I guess people have different opinions about open access journals and things like that. I was at a conference run … Continue reading

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