Here's the top news in academia this month in open access, academic publishing, higher education, and more.

Scholastica has launched an all-new law review submission process to help legal scholars identify which law reviews are best-suited for their article.

A look at the 3 main quantitative measures used to determine the current state of open access to research and implications for the future of open access over the next 10 years.

In yesterday's New York Times, D.D. Gutenplan writes how librarians have taken up the fight against academic publishers who they see as making huge profits while adding little value to the dissemination of academic knowledge.

A Library Sciences Masters student, recently sent us a Slideshare presentation titled, 'What's Wrong With Scholarly Publishing Today?'by Bjorn Brembs . It provided a ton of illuminating data on problems that scientists see with academic publishing.

I decided to get a little 'academic-y' and do some research on the peer review process because when I thought about my own experience, it went something like this...

Has the academic publishing ecosystem reached its melting point?

I've been reading and thinking the past couple of days about publishing as a graduate student–is it good? Should you do it? When and where should you do it?

How we've been getting feedback on our ideas for Scholastica

Last week, I sent some tweets out about Scholastica to academics who focus on technology in academia. One professor, tweeted back to me to ask whether or not Scholastica was commercial or open source