Author Archives: Samuel Watson

All That Is Gold (OA) Does Not Glitter

OBP: Samuel Watson

Image sourced from "it is NOT junk" by Michael Eisen

Image sourced from “it is NOT junk” by Michael Eisen

Earlier this month the VSNU (Association of Universities in the Netherlands) announced a boycott of Elsevier – the largest academic publisher in the world – in protest at its stranglehold on the academic community.

The alternative, they argue, is Gold Open Access.

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