Academic Publishing Practices

I have been thinking to write a post about academic publishing and copyrights. Guardian, however, was faster and provided very good piece of how tax money is exploited by the academic publishers for making huge profits.

It would (probably) be cheaper for Universities to start open source journals for publishing research and stop paying the journal fees, but as long as performance metrics skew towards old traditionally published journals (because of their impact factor) that is not likely to happen.

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Petri Lankoski, D.Arts, is a Associate Professor in Game Studies at the school of Communication, Media and IT at the Södertörn University, Sweden. His research focuses on game design, game characters, role-playing, and playing experience. Petri has been concentrating on single-player video games but researched also (multi-player) pnp and live-action role-playing games. This blog focuses on his research on games and related things.

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