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Scientific publishing is a rip-off. We fund the research – it should be free | George Monbiot

Those who take on the global industry that traps research behind paywalls are heroes, not thievesNever underestimate the power of one determined person. What Carole Cadwalladr has done to Facebook and big data, and Edward Snowden has done to the state security complex, Alexandra Elbakyan has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library News: A New Librarian of Congress; A Budget Boost, and a New Branch for NYPL

Among the headlines: Carla Hayden is confirmed as librarian of Congress; New York libraries land a historic budget increase; NYPL opens its new 53rd St. branch; and two significant developments in the open-access movement. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What the industry learned in 2014

The discovery of talent via YouTube, a resurgence at Waterstones, the long-running Amazon/Hachette terms dispute and the thinning out of independent publisher numbers were among the significant developments in 2014, according to prominent figures in the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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