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Journal of Library Administration Editorial Board Resigns

The tweet/blog ‘osphere has been buzzing in recent days about the resignation of the entire editorial board of the Journal of Library Administration. Board members had requested that publisher Taylor & Francis be more aligned with current Library and Information Studies professionals’ expectations with respect to author licensing agreements. Taylor & Francis offered a less restrictive license in exchange for what would amount to an author-paid $2995 article publication fee. The board found this unacceptable and resigned.

You can read more about this at Confessions of a Science Librarian’s blog post, “Journal of Library Administration editorial board resigns over author rights.”

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