The Closed Academic Journals Call to Arms

We saw danah tweet her frustration and she has now followed up with a post entitled Save Scholarly Ideas, Not the Publishing Industry (a rant). In this she poses two questions:

Q1. What are *you* doing to resist the corporate stranglehold over scholarly knowledge in order to make your knowledge broadly accessible?

Q2. What are the five things that you think that other scholars should do to help challenge the status quo?

The best I can offer is a refusal to referee for closed access journals/conferences and to publish my thoughts and ideas in public blogs open to all. A small contribution to danah’s mission of ‘making scholarly knowledge widely accessible’.

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