Predatory publishing and vetting scholarly journals

The Open Access movement has the potential to increase public access to research, create more diverse conversations about new ideas, and completely change the scholarly publishing industry — but that doesn’t mean there aren’t challenges to be addressed. Among them is the growth of “predatory publishing,” or the practice of profit-driven or unethical journals preying Read More…

Open Access Week 2018 at UW Tacoma

Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, free of most copyright and licensing restriction. – from Open Access (MIT Press) by Peter Suber, This year, the UW Tacoma Library is partnering with the UW Libraries Scholarly Communication Outreach Team to host a series of events for Open Access Week. Through these activities, we seek Read More…