Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Editorial Board of Journal of Library Administration resigns over licensing terms
Author contributors objected to the the journal publisher requirement of $2,995 author page charges to make each article open access.
"In a dramatic show of support for the open access movement, the editor-in-chief and entire editorial board of the Journal of Library Administration announced their resignation last week. In a letter to contributors, the board singled out a conflict with owners over the journal's licensing terms, which stripped authors of almost all claim to ownership of their work."
and from the Chronicle of Higher Education:
Journal’s Editorial Board Resigns in Protest of Publisher’s Policy Toward Authors
by Jack New Wired Campus (March 26, 2013)
(included a reaction form the journal publisher, Taylor & Francis Group)