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Abstract / OSI2017 Workgroup Question In their report, delegates of the Who Decides? workgroup of the OSI2016 conference put forth three proposals in which key stakeholders might convene to enact an economically viable and sustainable transformation of the current scholarly communications system to one of open access. The “Global Flip” workgroup of OSI2017 discussed the...
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To use Google Groups Discussions, please enable JavaScript in your browser settings, and then refresh this page. In January, a commonly referenced resource for combatting “predatory publishing”, Beall’s List, was removed by creator, Jeffrey Beall.  Predatory publishing most often refers to ostensibly open access journals that charge scholars for article processing (APCs) without providing services...
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The Association of Research Libraries recently published a white paper by Dr. David Shulenberger assessing the potential impact of a systemwide flip to APCs. Did Shulenberger get it right? Some think not. Source: APCs and Competition: What Shulenberger Got Wrong | The Scholarly Kitchen
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