This is the part of the story where publishers, marketers, fundraisers and authors realize there is a shit ton of money to be made in Linked Open Data Living Information Books as a new kind of digital property.
Congratulations to Ann Hidalgo and her colleagues at Claremont School of Theology for winning the Open Library of the Humanities Open Access 2020 Award. The Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) is a brilliant example of what Collection Development can and should become within an increasingly Open Access world.Read More »
Thomas E. Phillips, Dean of the Library at Claremont School of Theology, announced the news today in an email to the American Theological Library Association listserv, which I here quote with his permission:Read More »
Systemic and institutional racism is an enormous problem in academic publishing, and this thoroughly infects libraries as well. Charlotte Roh’s 2018 CARL presentation and accompanying slides should be mandatory reading in this regard, and her citations lead out to lots of other important and relevant scholarly articles and reports. So if you haven’t read Roh’s work, please stop and do so now.Read More »
Thanks to the thorough research and sympathetic writing of Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, unsub (formerly Unpaywall Journals) has now received the positive publicity its team (Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem) so richly deserve.Read More »