February 2012 - News Archive
News articles related to the boycott:
"Elsevier Publishing Boycott Gathers Steam Among Academics." The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 30, 2012.
"As Journal Boycott Grows, Elsevier Defends Its Practices." The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 31, 2012.
"Will Academics' Boycott Of Elsevier Be The Tipping Point For Open Access -- Or Another Embarrassing Flop?" Techdirt, January 31, 2012.
"Mysteries of the Elsevier Boycott." The Scholarly Kitchen, February 2, 2012.
"Maximizing the Visisbility of Research Outputs: COAR Call for Action." News and Events, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, February 6, 2012.
Researchers worldwide are engaged in a boycott of publishing in Elsevier journals. Elsevier is the publisher of a number of well-known and highly-regarded journals, including Atmospheric Environment, Optics Communications, and Fluid Phase Equilibria. The reasons given are as follows:
To date, over 4500 researchers have signed on to this boycott. For more information on the reasons for the boycott, read the blog entry here.
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