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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Mike Taylor

Jeffrey, was this post a satire? If so, of what? Sorry if I am being dense, I just don’t get it.

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Jeffrey Beall

Hey, Mike. I’ll re-phrase it in terms you should be able to understand: the serials crisis, like the sauropoda, is gone.

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by kcoylenet

Walt Crawford’s book, “The Big Deal and the Damage Done”, which is basically an analysis of library budgets and serials spending, would seem to indicate otherwise. You might wish to address his points....

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Jeffrey Beall

I think you’ve got it backwards. He should have read the sources I cite first.

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Michael Hughes (@anachronautics)

Citing five articles, one of which is an interview and another a self-citation, doesn’t give you the wherewithal to ‘declare’ anything. Perhaps you and I read that first sentence differently, but I’d...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Matt Thomas

It seems like the quotes and your argument is based on the average price per journal title but that doesn’t take into consideration that most of these titles are products that we probably would never...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Walt Crawford

I had in fact read most of the sources you cite. The suggestion that quotable sources, mostly publishing-related, count for more than the actual facts is an amusing one, but I think I’ll go with the...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Joe Kraus

I agree that this doesn’t add up. The Univ. could spend like Harvard and still not get all of the content that our students and faculty need or want. You did a good job of ignoring my first point...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Mel DeSart

Jeffrey, I don’t think anyone would argue that the unit cost for journals has gone down as a result of bundling. ARL stats showed that a number of years ago. But when the price increases on those...

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Comment on Vanity Journals are Threatening Taxonomy by Hani Hadi

I get acceptation from International Review of Physics (IREPHY) is this journal potential predatory publishers.thinks

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Comment on Appeals by Mehdi

Sir, Thats why I asked you whether you assessed the publisher recently or not. You please read your blog spot one more time and compare your text with the present status of the publisher. You will see...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Of course the serials crisis is not...

[...] Beall’s fatuous pronouncement that The Serials Crisis is Over has been nagging away at me since it was posted yesterday. I admit my first reaction was that it [...]

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

Okay, thanks for that clarification; I will have another look.

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Comment on Vanity Journals are Threatening Taxonomy by Jeffrey Beall

That journal’s publisher, Praise Worthy Prize, is on my list, so I recommend that you find a better journal to submit to.

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Comment on New Open-Access Publisher Launches with 66 Journal Titles by Galuh...

Dear Mr. Beall, Why are you so anti New Publishers? Only time will answer, whether they are goor or bad. However, if you judge them bad from the very beginning, is it not cruel? Big and established...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by From Ms. Cole's Desk » Post Topic » Research...

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Comment on New Open-Access Publisher Launches with 66 Journal Titles by Galuh...

Dear SteathySleuThing, I think that at least the publisher is not run by a one man show, because one is in China, and two are in USA

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Comment on New Open-Access Publisher Launches with 66 Journal Titles by...

What publisher are you associated with? If a new publisher uses deception or lack of transparency as a business practice, then it deserves to be the subject of scrutiny and critical thinking. I limit...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by openvt

I might have read your self-citation, but I hit a paywall (“$23.68 plus tax)- do you plan to archive it? How much does UC-Denver pay for subscriptions, what percentage of your total library budget does...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Brian Young

Quoting an interview from a publishing representative and passing it off as fact seems like a poor rhetorical strategy. From the interview, it is clear that the interviewee is dismissive of library...

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