open access

No free view? No review! A pledge for open-access

Submitted by Antoine Amarilli on Mon, 05/18/2020 - 20:53

The newly released pledge No free view? No review! (not to be confused with the TCS4F pledge from the previous post) is a way for researchers to publicly express their preference for an open access publishing model. The signatories pledge that they will avoid performing peer review work for journals and conferences that do not put online the research that they publish.

Improving Scholarly Publishing in Computer Science: Why and How

Submitted by Antoine Amarilli on Sat, 12/21/2019 - 18:00

As researchers, our job is to develop new knowledge and share it with the world. Currently, the main way to do this is research articles. Thus, we are all contributing to a vast corpus of scholarly literature, which contains millions of papers across decades of research in all domains of human knowledge.