Speaking as we were of Aspesi: I'm looking to populate a Charleston panel on the challenges of managing OA funds/APCs. Anybody going who would be good to give (some variant of) library perspective (or indeed any other perspective)?
LSW - help me brainstorm. Trying to an evaluation tool of journals for authors. What information is important and relevant? I have title, publisher, impact factor, key words, and OA. I would love submission schedule, but that seems impossible.
Serious question and quandary: Someone hearing about the new OA journal analysis I'm doing says, in essence, "I assume you'll make the spreadsheet available for crowdsourced verification and further analysis." I do not see this as being a good idea, and if pushed on it would be inclined to drop the project ...
Came *this* close to commenting at SKitch, with Joe Esposito blathering about how much he's irked by university librarians with $50 million budgets being contemptuous of university presses. I'm guessing Joe believes there are dozens or hundreds of such university libraries. In fact, as of 2012 data, there are ten (10) in the U.S.
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics put out a memo July 9 about the public access policy, but it essentially says: you will comply by sending stuff to DTIC, enforcement details coming soon