"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
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
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