The History of Scholarly Publishing

History of Scholarly Publishing

What can we learn from history?

In this episode, we talk about the history of scholarly publishing and relates it to today’s Open Science debate.

Historian, philologist and senior academic librarian, Per Pippin Aspaas, takes us through some historical development of scholarly publishing and his views on Open Science today.

Aspaas is a historian, philologist, and an academic librarian at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.

You can see his own publications here and here.

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The Future of Open Science

What does the Future of Open Science look like?

The topic of this episode is the future of Open Science, and what it’s like to be an outspoken critic of the current publishing system.

Our guest is Jon Tennant, paleontologist, independent researcher and the founder of Open Science MOOC.

Tennant completed his award-winning Ph.D. at Imperial College London where he researched evolutionary patterns in animals like dinosaurs and crocodiles.

For the last 2 years, he was the Communications Director for ScienceOpen, and has given dozens of talks, webinars, and workshops about all things open science.

He is the founder of the Open Science MOOC, the digital publishing platform paleorXiv, and currently works as a PLOS Paleo Community Editor.

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Being an Open Access Publisher

What is it like to run a company that only publish Open Access Peer Reviewed Journals?

In this episode of the Podcast Open Science Talk, CEO of Hindawi Publishing, Paul Peters joins us. Hindawi is one of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed, fully Open Access journals.

He is also the president of OASPA -Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association and a board member of Crossref, a company who tries to makes research outputs easy to find, cite, link, and assess.

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