Without stronger academic governance, Covid-19 will concentrate the corporate control of academic publishing | Impact of Social Sciences

peter.suber's bookmarks 2020-04-17


Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a short term uptick in open research practices, both in response to the virus and the need for remote access to research and teaching materials. Samuel Moore argues that the long term impact of Covid-19 and its related economic impact will likely increase the corporate control of academic publishing. Citing the need for increased scholar led forms publishing operating outside of market interests, he suggests now is the time to rethink how scholars and research organisations can constructively engage with the governance of scholarly communication.



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Date tagged:

04/17/2020, 08:21

Date published:

04/17/2020, 06:02