Entire library journal editorial board resigns, citing 'crisis of conscience' after death of Aaron SwartzSubmitted by JO4RP on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 22:30
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.