Nature has recently opened up its vast treasure trove to all those who know someone with access to them. Here I wonder at the irony of the fact that they are raising more barriers in the name of access!
As students of Public Health, we, in India, are witnessing history in the making. It is not often that one gets to see, and be a part of a revolution that is […]
Ever since the Science paper came out earlier this week, the world of academia has been a-flutter with excitement and controlled outrage. In the midst of all this, I decided to do a series […]
Ever since the Science article about a sting operation to reveal the murky business that goes on in the name of Open Access journals came out, the academic world has been thrown into a […]
In the last couple of days, an article from Science has literally gone viral in the scientific circles. It is yet another indictment of what Jeffrey Beall has termed as Predatory Open Access. […]
Disclaimer: This post contains a lot of explicit images and one explicit video as well. The language is also not suited for the run of the mill blog, but in the spirit of […]
Right at the outset, I shall admit that this is a topic that is a little beyond my “safety net” of knowledge and hence, I may be slightly off-target with some of […]