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Entire library journal editorial board resigns, citing 'crisis of conscience' after death of Aaron Swartz

Publishers demanded $2,995 for each open-access article

By Russell Brandom | The Verge | March 26, 2013 03:13 pm

In a dramatic show of support for the open access movement, the editor-in-chief and entire editorial board of the Journal of Library Administration announced their resignation last week. In a letter to contributors, the board singled out a conflict with owners over the journal's licensing terms, which stripped authors of almost all claim to ownership of their work.



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