VERY slow progress towards open scholarship in the US

Terry Anderson, Virtual Canuck, Apr 07, 2010
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Terry Anderson points to some research suggesting that open publishing is moving at a glacial pace. "Likely the constraints and attitudes from tenure and promotion committees, coupled with the growing access to 'closed' publications through high priced (to the libraries, not the academics) journal databases,serve to decrease the value of participation (for these academics) in open publication," he writes.
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