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Research repositories: should I stay or should I go?

On 17 May, SSRN the open access academic research repository, announced that it had ‘joined’ publishing giant Elsevier. Academics use the repository as a free means of disseminating their research, by uploading a work in progress or a pre-publication paper. 966 more words


Όταν ο Elsevier αγόρασε την SSRN!

Σημείωση: Πριν μπούμε στο κυρίως θέμα, θα ήθελα να διευκρiνίσω τον όρο της Ανοιχτής Πρόσβασης ή αλλιώς Ελεύθερης Πρόσβασης, διότι δυστυχώς ακόμη και σήμερα, πολλοί την ακούν, λίγοι όμως την αντιλαμβάνονται. 30 more words

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Knowledge, Clubs, and Journals

Three articles/blogs/news items about academic journal publishing hit my inbox in the 24 hours prior to a guest lecture for Seattle University on the topic of….academic journal publishing. 785 more words

Higher Education

Sinister Moves by Elsevier

I’ve been away at yet another Awayday today so only have time for a brief post before I go home and vegetate. I felt obliged, however, to draw the attention of my readership to the fact that there’s… 747 more words

Open Access

SSRN Joins Mendeley and Elsevier

SSRN has announced that it is joining Mendeley and Elsevier.

Here’s the announcement on SSRN.

Here’s Elsevier’s blog post about it.

Both statements promise that SSRN users should face little disruption on the cost front. 20 more words

Elsevier Acquires SSRN

Today, Elsevier is announcing that it has acquired SSRN, the preprint and publishing community that focuses on social sciences and law. I had a chance to speak yesterday with Gregg Gordon, president of SSRN, Jan Reichelt, co-founder of Mendeley, and Tom Reller, a senior Elsevier executive, about the acquisition. 1,005 more words


Blockchains and the boundaries of self-organized economies: Latest working paper on SSRN

Jason, Darcy, and myself have a new working paper (a draft of a book chapter)—Blockchains and the Boundaries of Self-Organized Economies: Predictions for the Future of Banking… 219 more words