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Addicted to the brand: the hypocrisy of a publishing academic

Moriarty, Philip (2016) Addicted to the brand: the hypocrisy of a publishing academic. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Mar 2016). Website.

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Academics generally recognise that the scholarly publishing business model is flawed, the impact factor does not point to quality, and open access is a good idea. And yet, academics continue to submit their work to the same for-profit journals. Philip Moriarty looks at what is keeping academics from practicing what they preach. Despite many efforts to counter the perception, journal ‘branding’ remains exceptionally important.

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Additional Information: © 2016 LSE Impact of Social Sciences © CC BY 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 27 May 2016 15:20
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:17

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