Tag: Editorial and Opinion

Questions and Answers on Publishing Journal Articles: A Series Organized by Ilana Gershon

Jason Baird Jackson , September 14th, 2021


If you are an academic author or aspire to be one, I hope that you will check out the series organized by Ilana Gershon and published on the…


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What is the Museum Anthropology Review Business (Labor) Model?

Jason Baird Jackson , June 17th, 2018


Alternate title: How to give away $99,000 worth of articles. Although it has become normalized in open access/scholarly publication reform discussions to speak in this way, it often…


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Don’t Miss the Great Mathers Museum Building Debate

Jason Baird Jackson , September 6th, 2016


Built in the early 1980s, the Mathers Museum of World Cultures building is an example of Brutalist architecture, a modernist style reviled by some and revered by others….


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Reflections and Reports on Open Access Published in the New Issue of Cultural Anthropology (@culanth)

Jason Baird Jackson , May 24th, 2014


The new, May 2014 issue of Cultural Anthropology is out now. It is the second issue of the journal to be made freely available online, which means anyone…


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Open Access at Indiana University Bloomington

Jason Baird Jackson , May 1st, 2014


Richard Poynder doesn’t miss a thing. Indiana University: Library Committee of the Bloomington Faculty Council decides not to recommend active OA policy. http://t.co/kmMkWVaX4G — Richard Poynder…


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Check Out the New Anthropod Podcast on Open Access

Jason Baird Jackson , February 20th, 2014


I really enjoyed listening to the new Anthropod podcast on open access in anthropology. Focusing on the move of Cultural Anthropology to an open access model, hosts Bascom…


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Conflation as Insult (On the Gold Open Access World I Live In)

Jason Baird Jackson , January 15th, 2014


On Savage Minds, Alex Golub very generously celebrates the recent publication of a large quantity of open access journal articles in anthropology and neighboring fields. I wish to…


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On The Journal of Folklore Research in 2013

Jason Baird Jackson , December 31st, 2013


2013 was a very busy year for me. It was a great year, but it was overly full at work and so-called work-life balance thus was not much…


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Notes on Thoughtfulness in Scholarly Publishing (3): In This, I Support Elsevier

Jason Baird Jackson , December 19th, 2013


[Updated] This series began in the wake of an instance in which I, to the irritation of most observers, questioned a case of self-piracy. Soon thereafter, self-piracy was…


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