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On the Changing Infrastructure of Scholarly Communication: Peter Suber and the Open Access Movement

Suber, Peter. Knowledge Unbound: Selected Writings on Open Access, 2002-2011. Cambridge:   MIT Press, 2016. 436 pages.   The full text of the book is freely available here, as an open access (OA) publication.   Review by Scott Richard St. Louis               Cards on the table: during my undergraduate years, and more recently as an early-career professional, I have found it lamentably true that conferences tend to lack a felt coherence. Even when these gatherings convene around various themes, the splintered arrays of concurrent activity often fail to inspire the development of robust intellectual community: something that can persist long after the flights home Read more