Open Access Manifesto

Read Aaron Swartz Was Right (2/25/13) from the Chronicle Review  - a provocative article on the motivation and philosophy behind Aaron Swartz's  actions of releasing million of academic papers from JSTOR database.

"Why do scholars still submit their articles to journals that are behind pay walls, and more important why do they serve as editors and referees for these journals (usually gratis)? They submit articles because there is still prestige attached to these journals and because online alternatives do not carry the same weight in tenure and promotion decisions." Read more :