Ponderings on predatory journals
I originally posted this as a response in a post that Paul Prinsloo wrote on facebook (in response to this Chronicle Article on Beall's list and why it died), but it seemed lengthy enough to cross-post as a blog post :-)--------------So many issues to dissect and analyze is such a (relatively) brief article. It is important to see and analyze predatory journals (and academic publishing) in general
Academic Social Network #facepalm
Fri, Jul 15 2016 10:10 | academia, cranky, open publishing, publication, publishing, research, social networks, SocialMedia
Over the years I've tried out almost every social network I could get my hands on. What can I say, I love tinkering and trying new things :-). However, on source of irritation these days are networks like ResearchGate and Academia.edu. I like listing the few things that I co-author (or author for that matter) in a variety of places because (let's face it), most people aren't going to find
Getting paid in exposure...not!
Tue, May 10 2016 02:30 | authoring, compensation, credit, eBook, editing, exposure, INSDSG, OER, open, open access, open publishing, open scholarship
One of the items I've wanted to comment on for a while was a blog post posted by friend and colleague Rebecca Hogue. Rebecca writes that she teaches courses (similar, or the same courses as I do at UMB anyway) and these courses would be well served by a decent eBook that is published (and updated) for the course. I wholeheartedly agree! For the past half a decade I've been thinking