For New Ideas in Scholarly Publishing, Look to the Library

M. Scott Brauer for The Chronicle

Bryn Geffert is librarian of Amherst College, where the libraries are starting an academic press. Open access, he says, is a "fundamental value to the press."
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Can a small college library fix what's wrong with scholarly publishing? Bryn Geffert, librarian of Amherst College, wants to find out.

Mr. Geffert is starting a new publishing operation overseen by the library and committed to open access, called the...

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