Focus Group on Open Access for Scholarly Books — Report – — public version —

Report published on figshare: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1190656 I wrote this about a year ago and plan to write a new article on the topic. Description The paper comprises the results of a focus group on open access scholarly monographs/books conducted in Oxford, UK in November 2013 as well as about 12 pages secondary research on the topic. […]

Change in Copyright Law as a Market Intervention to Realize the Welfare Potential of Text Mining in Scientific Research

A few months ago I’ve finished a working paper with the title “Change in Copyright Law as a Market Intervention to Realize the Welfare Potential of Text Mining in Scientific Research“. It leaves questions open and I’m planning to address its weaknesses at a later point, but it’s now available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2386238 NB: A public […]

Scientific Publishing: Disruption and Semantic Build-Up

Update 14 August 2010: The complete article (Parts 1, 2 etc.) was peer-reviewed and published in LOGOS: The Journal of the World Book Community (DOI: 10.1163/095796509X12777334632744). The version on this webpage includes a few minor corrections which didn’t make it in the version published in LOGOS. Introduction A new technology paired with a viable business model will […]

Review: The Future of the Internet – And How to Stop It

In preparation for a paper exploring business strategies for digital publishing via mobile networks, in this post I will review the book “The Future of the Internet – And How to Stop It”1 written by professor of Harvard Law School and co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Jonathan Zittrain. In contrast to […]