As part of the Open Publishing Fest (link) Team #ebookSOS hosted a live Twitter chat during the evening of 19 November. We had six questions, left via a Padlet promoted on Twitter prior to the event. Q1. What do you think are the odds of the CMA launching a formal investigation?Q2. Do you think Brexit … Continue reading Open Publishing Fest live Twitter chat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuZUJs72288 #ebookSOS summarised in one minute (and twenty seconds, but who's counting?) Feel free to share and spread as widely as possible! If anyone would like a copy of this video to download for re-use, please use this link (right click and Save Link As)
This morning a joint statement on access to e-book and e-textbook content was released, representing the position of the library sector across a range of bodies, including SCONUL, JISC, CILIP, NAG, RLUK, APUC and SUPC - and yes, #ebookSOS! The paper calls for "immediate action by publishers an aggregators to introduce more sustainable and affordable … Continue reading The sector united…
The #ebookSOS campaign has been short-listed for an Open Publishing Award! Open Publishing Awards celebrates individuals and communities developing open creative, technological, scholarly, artistic, and civic publishing projects. As we witness a rise in the creation of content, software, systems, and infrastructure that help share knowledge globally without barriers, the Open Publishing Awards seek to recognize … Continue reading #ebookSOS short-listed for an Open Publishing Award
by Steve Bowman, Medical School Librarian and Technology-Enhanced-Learning Lead at Brighton & Sussex Medical School Working as a Medical School Librarian in the NHS over the last year has been a steep learning curve - all our clinicians’ practice is centred on ‘evidence-based practice’ and supplying our clinicians and medical students with the information that … Continue reading NHS not Vaccinated!
We have set up a new Jiscmail mailing list for all things #ebookSOS - a place for discussion about the issues around academic publishing and ebooks, for news and updates about the campaign, calls for help and support, sharing of examples and bad practice (and good practice - it does happen!) We launched this yesterday … Continue reading New Jiscmail list for #ebookSOS