Tag: OA Journals

The University of Tartu, Appreciated

Jason Baird Jackson , October 17th, 2018

I recently spent an extended time in Tartu, Estonia. I had the wonderful opportunity to be a Fulbright Specialist visiting the Departments of: (1) Estonian and Comparative Folklore,…

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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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What is the current status of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies at HAU?

Jason Baird Jackson , June 13th, 2018

What is the current status of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies at HAU? Why can’t the policies be published? Those are my questions. This is my context. Alex Golub…

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Material Vernaculars: Institutional Role, Review, Authors, and Genres

Jason Baird Jackson , August 28th, 2016

The new Material Vernaculars series is co-published by the Mathers Museum of World Cultures with a huge amount of heavy lifting from our partner, the Indiana University Press….

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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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Scholarly Communication Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Davis

Jason Baird Jackson , March 22nd, 2014

Circulated on behalf of a colleague… A new UC Davis initiative on “Innovating the Communication in Scholarship” (http://icis.ucdavis.edu/) is hiring a 2 year postdoctoral fellow, sta…

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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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Good News Roundup

Jason Baird Jackson , October 22nd, 2013

There is way too much stuff going on in my life and work these days. Most of it is really good stuff, but it is hard to keep…

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Its Like Woodie Guthrie’s Grand Coulee Dam, Only Its a Green #OA Policy for the UC System

Jason Baird Jackson , August 3rd, 2013

“But now the greatest wonder is in Uncle Sam’s fair land…” Someone needs to write a song in the style of Woodie Guthrie’s tunes celebrating the impressiveness and…

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