The Scholastica team read this amazing post by Timothy Gowers where he uncovers how much universities are actually paying for Elsevier journals. We worried that casual readers might miss some of the great punchlines within the 10,000+ word post, so we thought we could help spread the great work Timothy Gowers is doing by creating an infographic. The graphic we created is below - feel free to share!
An Infographic View of Gowers's Elsevier Exposé
In recent years, a growing number of scholars have been taking to Twitter and using it as platform to discuss their research interests, higher education news, and thoughts on the state of journal publishing.
When selecting an online system to receive manuscript submissions and manage peer review most academic journals focus on the experience and needs of their editorial team - but what about authors and reviewers?
How has and how will the overload of digital information impact the way that scholars look to absorb, disseminate, and assess new knowledge in journals and beyond?
Mathematician Asks Peers How They Feel About Scholarly Journal Publishing: Interview with Mark C. Wilson
Mark E. Wilson from the University of Auckland made a survey where he solicits thoughts from his peers on models for academic journal publishing.
In celebration of Open Access Week 2015, Scholastica will be welcoming OA supporters to the blog to discuss how and why they are working to further the OA movement.