The creator and maintainer of a well-known blacklist of predatory publishers, Jeffrey Beall, tells the story of how the emergence of predatory publishers “were largely enabled and condoned by the open-access social movement, the scholarly publishing industry, and academic librarians.”
Bosch, S., & Henderson, K. (2017, April 19). New world, same model: Periodicals Price Survey 2017. Library Journal. Retrieved from http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2017/04/publishing/new-world-same-model-periodicals-price-survey-2017/
McKenzie, L. (2017, July 31). Math journal editors quit for open access. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/07/31/math-journal-editors-resign-start-rival-open-access-journal
Vogel, G. (2017, October 13). German researchers resign from Elsevier journals in push for nationwide open access. Science. Retrieved from http://www.sciencemag.org/news/ 2017/10/german-researchers-resign-elsevier-journals-push-nationwide-open-access
Pandita, R., & Ramesha, B. (2013). Global scenario of open access publishing: A decadal analysis of Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) 2003-2012. Journal Of Information Science Theory And Practice, 1(3), 47-59. doi:10.1633/JISTaP.2013.1.3.4
Scherlen, A., & Robinson, M. (2008). Open access to criminal justice scholarship: A matter of social justice. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 19(1), 54-74. Available from https://www.researchgate.net/profile/ Allan_Scherlen/publication/248956990_Open_Access_to_Criminal_Justice_Scholarship_A_Matter_of_Social_Justice/links/553faaa70cf2320416eb4a8e.pdf
“DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals” in all subjects. It indexes over 10,000 OA journals, encompassing about 2.6 million articles (as of October 2017).
This book covers the motivation for open access, varieties of and policies for OA, issues of copyright and economics, and considers the place of OA in our future. Geisel Library has this book in print (Z286.O63 S83 2012) and in ProQuest Ebook Central.