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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



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