Open Access and the enduring myths of the long 1990s

« From the dawn of the popular internet in the 1990s to the present day, Open Access (OA) to scholarly research has been a goal for many researchers and advocates. Drawing on research into the early OA discourse of the 1990s, Corina MacDonald argues that many of the original optimistic arguments in favour of open access continue to shape open access to this day, often in ways that obscure the reality of digital networked labour. (…) »

source >, Corina MacDonald, 14 septembre 2022