More threats to policing the open access model

Publisher Threatens to Sue Blogger for $1-Billion from the [The Chronicle of Higher Education]

For more information, check out a previous newspost entry: “Predatory Open Access Publishers.”

“In 2012, Jeffrey Beall, a librarian at the University of Colorado at Denver, told The Chronicle that he keeps a list of “predatory” open-access publishers, whose main goal is to generate profits. Such publishers, says Mr. Beall, “add little value to scholarship, pay little attention to digital preservation, and operate using fly-by-night, unsustainable business models.””

http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/

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