27 Matching Annotations
  1. Apr 2019
  2. Mar 2019
    1. But given that most of this peer review is already done without compensation, it is not tethered to the existing system of journals. A better system for disseminating scientific knowledge in the modern age would not include paywalls and subscription fees. Instead, we should aspire to a truly open science, one that is both more efficient and higher quality than the current system.
  3. Feb 2019
    1. “Publishing our scholarship behind a paywall deprives people of the access to and benefits of publicly-funded research. That is terrible for society.”
  4. Oct 2018
  5. Aug 2018
    1. Contributions to the practice and theory of teaching and learning literature, including publications in peer-reviewed and professional journals, conference publications, book chapters, textbooks and open education repositories/resources.

      P&T language supporting Open activities

  6. Jul 2018
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  8. May 2018
    1. “In short, they have no history of supporting the machine learning research community and instead they are viewed as part of the disreputable ecosystem of people hoping to hype machine learning to make money.”

      Whew. Hot.

  9. Apr 2018
    1. library’s annual acquisition budget for serials, databases and e-journals is over $4.7 million,

      lots o' money for open access!

  10. Mar 2018
    1. By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.
  11. Feb 2018
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  16. Aug 2017
    1. this acquisition will position Elsevier as an increasingly dominant player in preprints, continuing its march to adopt and coopt open access.
  17. Jul 2017
    1. “bizarre” “triple-pay” system, in which “the state funds most research, pays the salaries of most of those checking the quality of research, and then buys most of the published product”.
  18. May 2017
  19. Apr 2017
    1. a commitment to building a system in which the public pays itself for what it needs: the public funding of systems and structures that help students make it to and through college.