Author Archives: Yvonne Nobis

On why we should Love Open Access Books; a UK Librarian’s Perspective.

Yvonne Nobis

logoMany librarians in the UK (and as a profession, librarians have a long standing tradition of Open Access advocacy) find it galling that the term ‘ Open Access’ is increasingly met with either a stifled yawn or a rant about the inequities of article processing charges, publisher profits and the bureaucratic hoops that academic staff are expected to jump through to meet funder mandates.  This response is also true of some librarians. Continue reading