The Web Will Either Kill Science Journals or Save Them

Julia Greenberg, Wired, Jun 16, 2015
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Even more on the recently released report asserting that academic publishing is in the hands of an oligarchy. This is an interview with one of the report's author's. He nicely summarizes the dilemma academics find themselves in: "If you switch to a totally collaborative world where you put everything online, then we need to get rid of the evaluation culture, because as long as there’s an evaluation culture no one will do that."

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