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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, Assessment, & 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.


August 20, 2019

 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



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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