Oct 17, 2009

Sustainability and academic publishing

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This is a very compelling essay by Jason Baird Jackson on the troublesome dynamics of corporate control of academic publishing:http://jasonbairdjackson.com/2009/10/12/getting-yourself-out-of-the-business-in-five-easy-steps/

Priniciples of sustainability, diversity, access, equity, local control are at work here. At Goucher we are building a program that uses open source tools, and that is committed to the unfettered flow of helpful, voluntarily shared information.

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