Call for Submissions to Theological Librarianship Special Forum on the Ethical Imperative of Open | Theological Librarianship
peter.suber's bookmarks 2023-02-04
"The Atla Scholarly Communication & Digital Initiatives Committee in collaboration with the Theological Librarianship editorial board seeks submissions for a special forum on the “ethical imperative of Open” to be published in October 2023 to commemorate Open Access Week 2023.
The opening sentence of the Budapest Open Access Initiative in 2002 is very clear in stating that the nascent movement was seeking to “make possible an unprecedented good.” The question that arises out of that statement is if there is anything that turns the Open movement into something that should happen rather than merely something that can happen. In other words, is there an ethical imperative that should compellingly drive librarians to promote the production and dissemination of Open resources? And if so, what is it?..."