update on Studies in Diversity Linguistics

Randy John LaPolla (Prof) RandyLaPolla at NTU.EDU.SG
Sat Dec 21 04:05:51 UTC 2013

Relevant to the issue Martin is addressing with Language Science Press, recent Nobel Prize winner Randy Schekman has come out against "luxury journals", such as Nature and Science:


http://theconversation.com/how-to-break-free-from-the-stifling-grip-of-luxury-journals-21669 (response to feedback he got from the first one)

http://www.elifesciences.org/how-to-break-free-from-the-tyranny-of-luxury-journals-the-conversation/ (same as immediately above, but includes comments)

Schekman has also started an open access press for the life sciences, eLife:


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