Who leads, participates in, and is served by global knowledge infrastructure? Check out these takeaways from the recent Library Publishing Forum Conference from the perspective of a member of the planning committee.
by Gabriel Stein, Travis Rich, Zach Verdin, and Catherine Ahearn
Published: May 19, 2021
The dominant commercial models in scholarly publishing aren’t serving the academy or humanity well — extracting enormous profits from a mostly publicly-funded endeavor. But we have a window to stand up and support an alternative.
With all the obstacles standing in the way, do librarians support open access monographs? Mirela shares results of a recent survey that could shed light on how to sustainably fund and support OA book publishing.