Learned societies turn against scholarship | Medium

Researchers today are caught like fish in a net of slow, overpriced, unethical and dysfunctional publishing practices. Trapped by academic employment rules, funding arrangements and copyright laws, we have long tried unsuccessfully to wrest control of scholarship from corporate publishers. The fight dates back to at least the 1980s, when physicists started circulating their findings […]

An update to the Elsevier thing

Nature News covered the issue here. Reproducing in full because why not. Background here. ‘You never said my peer review was confidential’ — scientist challenges publisher Open-science advocate says journals should be clearer to peer-reviewers about terms and conditions. Quirin Schiermeier 23 January 2017 Corrected: 24 January 2017 Are peer-reviewers free to openly share the content […]