The Big Think site brought this video to my attention. As this is a teaching blog, I think it is worth watching, if you are unfamiliar with this notion of who pays and what are the most sustainable models of open access. Panelists: Mike Rossner, Executive Director of the Rockefeller University Press; Ivy Anderson, Director [...]
The YouTube version of Dr. Lipman’s comments (below) is a sample, compared to his extended remarks that can be viewed at the Columbia University Scholarly Communication website. Have about 50 minutes available for this version. The YouTube version is a 10 minute highlight.
Back in December Peter Suber mentioned on his blog that Columbia University has joined leading institutions such as Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, and UC Berkeley in a commitment to a Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity. The compact commits signatories to the timely establishment of mechanisms for underwriting reasonable publication fees for open access journal articles authored by researchers without [...]