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CFP: Ada, Issue 8, “Gender, Globalization and the Digital”

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology Issue 8: Gender, Globalization and the Digital Edited by Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed special issue that investigates the conditions of women and gender studies within digital spaces and cultures around the world. According to the popular internet meme “On the Internet, no one knows…

Public Access Policy for U.S. funded Research

Open access advocates have created a White House petition asking the President to consider expanding the Public Access Policy of the NIH http://publicaccess.nih.gov/ to cover all journal articles generated from federally-funded research. The White House’s petition platform stipulates that any petition receiving more than 25,000 signatures requires a response from the White House; the petition creators hope that an overwhelming…

#AAAfail & Open Access (at it again)

The other day, I took a survey for the American Anthropological Association (I’m a recovering anthropologist) that had to do with the associations’ adminstration “pushing back” (h8rs) against the idea of open access publishing (see here for back story if you’re interested). If you read their overview of open access, you see that they have no idea – fembot does…