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Guides for Veterinary Students, Faculty, Staff

Guide to books for courses by year, plus publishing, pre-veterinary career information, access after leaving UTK, etc.

Help with Publishing, Copyright, & Other Issues in scholarly communication UTK: Scholars Collaborative

"Our publishing model is unfair, entrenches bias and represents poor use of public and charitable money.  We already give away our work for free – we should demand it is made open and dare to imagine research beyond journals." Source: "Research without journals?" by Stephen Bradley  Biography: Stephen Bradley is a GP and a clinical research fellow researching lung cancer diagnosis at the University of Leeds. He is also interested in addressing inequalities in health and health policy.  https://ebmlive.org/research-without-journals/

    

August 20, 2019

https://www.molbiolcell.org/doi/10.1091/mbc.E19-03-0147

 Walter P, Mullins D. From symbiont to parasite: the evolution of for-profit
science publishing. Mol Biol Cell. 2019 Sep 15;30(20):2537-2542. doi:
10.1091/mbc.E19-03-0147. PubMed PMID: 31539315; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6740196.

Suggestion:  post  figure 1 and Figure 5 in your office.  They are on page 3 and 18 of the preprint:

Publish in Peer.

The library will pay APC (article processing charge) with the UTK Institutional Arrangement https://libguides.utk.edu/peerj

 

 

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Support UC! Change the UTK scholarly publishing business model so that it is congruent with the land-grant mission and funding levels

Places to look for latest information on University of California's leadership to change the business model:

From the recording above: UTK also can stop paying publishers with the left and right hand.  The UC system has taken a principled stance and has a negotiating toolkit.  We must support UC. "If just the UC is in this fight alone, we will not win this fight."  Gunter Waibel

David W. Lewis" "Proposal for a Standard Article Metrics Dashboard to Replace the Journal Impact Factor" July 2019