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lkfitz's bookmarks 2016-05-18


"I woke up on Tuesday to find that one of the oldest open archives of scholarship, SSRN, had been sold to Elsevier. I had to check the date – is this a joke? No, Elsevier, the largest and least loved of the big five commercial journal publishers, wants to own not just content but the process of creating it."


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Date tagged:

05/18/2016, 10:55

Date published:

05/18/2016, 06:55