Starting Page > Conflict between editors and publishers about Open Access



Conflict between editors and publishers about Open Access



Johan Rooryck, editor-in-chief of one of the top linguistics journals, as well as all the editors and the Editorial Board, have resigned following a conflict with Elsevier, which concerned the publisher's refusal to allow a higher degree of Open Access to the journal as the editors had required.

Support fair Open Access in linguistics

Linguistics in Open Access

Linguistics in Open Access Facebook page:

Statement by League of European Research Universities (LERU)

Statement by Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

Article Inside Higher Ed

Article in Business Insider

Article in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Association of Research Libraries and Higher Education Groups Support Lingua Editors, Open Access

Financial Times online article on Elsevier

Interview with Johan Rooryck

Open Library of Humanities: 4 subscription journals flip to OA

Behind the scenes look at resignations at Lingua

Dutch lead European push to flip journals to open access (article in Nature)

Academics Want You to Read Their Work for Free

Open Access in 2016: Part 1: Another Journal Editorial Board Jumps Ship

MIT Linguistics Faculty Statement of Support for Glossa

Publicly Funded Research Should Belong to the Public. Move FASTR

The Guardian: It's time to stand up to greedy academic publishers

The Amsterdam conference on 'Open Science – From Vision to Action' resulted in the Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science. This call for action formulates pan-European goals concerning the open access of scientific publications and the reuse of research data. It also includes twelve action items with concrete actions to be taken.

European leaders call for ‘immediate’ open access to all scientific papers by 2020  



Last modified: 28.07.2016.