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.
Again, I am sharing below publicly my correspondence with a prestigious European academic publisher, with whom my revised and exceptionally well-reviewed doctoral dissertation was
published (CORRECTION: distributed).
I added a pretty strongly worded portion to my Open Science-Humanities Book calling out Brill Publishers.
I’d like to provide some background and texture to these vocal Open Access advocacy efforts in support of merging Science and the Humanities and unlatching the research on which my book depends.Read More »
[Cross-posted from my other blog: vocesanticae.com]
I’ve been emailing back and forth a bit the last few days with my friend and academic colleague, Dieter Roth, the world’s leading expert on the study of Marcion and his texts. We met at a conference at KU Leuven a few years back, one graciously hosted by Joseph Verheyden and John Kloppenborg. It was such a wonderful gathering. I’ve let Dieter know that I value our scholarly friendship and eagerly welcome his feedback. He said he’s working on a response.Read More »
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 »
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 »