Author Archive: Barbara Fister


An Academic Spring? [UPDATED]

April 4, 2012

On January 21, distinguished British mathematician Timothy Gowers posted to his blog his rationale for no longer submitting manuscripts, reviewing articles, or doing editorial work for journals published by Elsevier. Gowers faulted the corporation for high prices, bundling subscriptions in ways that made selection prohibitively expensive for libraries, and for supporting the Research Works Act … Continue reading An Academic Spring? [UPDATED]