Impact of Social Sciences – Addicted to the brand: The hypocrisy of a publishing academic

lkfitz's bookmarks 2016-09-26


"Academics generally recognise that the scholarly publishing business model is flawed, the impact factor does not point to quality, and open access is a good idea. And yet, academics continue to submit their work to the same for-profit journals. Philip Moriarty looks at what is keeping academics from practicing what they preach. Despite many efforts to counter the perception, journal ‘branding’ remains exceptionally important."


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Tags: oa.attitudes oa.publishing oa.comment oa.jif oa.impact oa.disciplines oa.funders oa.mandates oa.business_models oa.ecr oa.quality oa.repositories oa.policies oa.journals oa.metrics

Date tagged:

09/26/2016, 10:15

Date published:

09/26/2016, 06:14