Predatory journals

I had my first Twitter controversy. So: @StuartJRitchie @FrontiersIn is a predatory open access journal. Publication fee is 1600€ http://t.co/zxdCppVR0J https://t.co/BUCXliIXwG — Emil O W Kirkegaard (@KirkegaardEmil) September 27, 2014 @KirkegaardEmil @StuartJRitchie you do realize that you are paying ~5000 per article for 'normal' journals? Nothing predatory about it — rogier kievit (@rogierK) September 28,…

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Review: The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Academic Practice (Martin Weller)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12582388-the-digital-scholar http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=5343D586EEEFB7BB24DE5B71FBD07C32 Someone posted a nice collection of books dealing with the on-going revolution in science: I've collected a list of Open Science / digital scholar books – any obvious missign? – https://t.co/AYcRrtXnhZ #openscience #openaccess — Mikael K. Elbæk (@melbaek) September 25, 2014 So i decided to read some of them. Ironically, many of them…

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Review: Unlearning Liberty (Greg Lukianoff)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13587028-unlearning-liberty http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=21a52e674d9a13997e55b8a12581f4a4 I just have to blog about this book. Normally when i review books i have a number of quotes from it. Not this one. It is not becus it isnt quoteable, but becus i wud have to quote excessive amounts from it. Very briefly, this book is a discussion of a number of…

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Graphical overview of academic publication systems

To the left is the current most popular practice. It has its roots in journals that were printed on paper and is not suited to the internet. To the right is the system that journals should use. Since journals used to be distributed manually, it made sense to group papers up into a bundle. This…

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