[Oa-italia] [accesouvert] ‘Transformative’ open access publishing deals are only entrenching commercial power

Elena Giglia elena.giglia a unito.it
Lun 19 Ago 2019 12:12:12 CEST


... con il link giusto all'articolo
https://unv.is/timeshighereducation.com/opinion/transformative-open-access-publishing-deals-are-only-entrenching-commercial-power
Jon stesso ha mandato una correzione che non avevo visto prima
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Il giorno lun 19 ago 2019 alle ore 12:10 Elena Giglia <elena.giglia a unito.it>
ha scritto:

> Buongiorno,
> per chi fosse gia' tornato dalle vacanze, segnalo questo interessante post
> di Jon Tennant, sui transformative agreements.
> Una posizione radicale come sempre, ma fa molto riflettere.
> Cari saluti
> eg
>
> Hi list-dwellers,
>
> With apologies for any cross-posting.
>
> My latest piece is out in Times Higher Education
> <https://www.facebook.com/timeshighereducation/?__tn__=%2CdK-R-R&eid=ARBapf88MHoy7JL4dws2B2ad9qfZTBxyJ2oOCEoHstbXHGWK_vM5g0X8-46NoDB2uejDdSmzGiVdBZBk&fref=mentions>
> today. It's something I've been wanting to write for a while now.
>
> Every year, we waste billions of euros of taxpayers money on inefficient
> systems with outrageous profit margins. When we KNOW there are more
> sustainable, non-profit, and more effective solutions out there.
>
> The current model of scholarly publishing contains a disastrous blend of
> Stockholm Syndrome and cognitive dissonance. Researchers are helplessly
> locked into the system because of an over-reliance on journal brands for
> their evaluations, including for promotion, grants and tenure. As such, we
> are forced to continue to support the notion that where we publish is more
> important than what we publish – despite all having been told as children
> not to judge a book by its cover. I find it absurd that the most supposedly
> intellectual people in the world cannot find an evaluation system better
> than this.
>
> We are continuing to actively work against efforts to return control of
> publishing to the academic community. "Plan S" does not seem to make this
> situation better. It is time to take a step back and to think again about
> what we really want.
>
> Any thoughts or feedback on this would be deeply appreciated. Also, don't
> miss the latest video for the Open Science MOOC
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QleYAELAiKY>, with Eloy Rodrigues from
> COAR!
>
> Have a great day, all.
>
> Jon
>
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>
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> <https://www.mdpi.com/2304-6775/7/2/34>; Open Access in Palaeontology
> <https://palaeo-electronica.org/content/2019/2548-open-access-in-palaeontology>;
> Ten simple rules for researchers collaborating on Massively Open Online
> Papers (MOOPs) <https://osf.io/preprints/metaarxiv/et8ak>.
>
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>
>
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>
>    - Founder of *paleorXiv* <https://paleorxiv.org/>, a free, open source
>    digital publishing platform for all Palaeontology research (companion
>    Website) <https://paleorxiv.github.io/>
>    - Independent open science communicator and consultant
>    <http://fossilsandshit.com/open-scholarship/>
>    - Author of Excavate! Dinosaurs
>       <http://www.amazon.co.uk/Excavate-Dinosaurs-Paper-Toy-Palaeontology/dp/178240144X> and
>       World of Dinosaurs (coming 2018)
>
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>
> --
> dr. Elena Giglia
> UnitÓ di progetto Open Access
> Direzione Ricerca e Terza Missione
> Universita' degli Studi di Torino
> tel. +39.011.670*.4191*
> Skype: egiglia
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dr. Elena Giglia
UnitÓ di progetto Open Access
Direzione Ricerca e Terza Missione
Universita' degli Studi di Torino
tel. +39.011.670*.4191*
Skype: egiglia
ORCID ID 0000-0003-4927-2632
www.oa.unito.it

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