Tag: AAA (American Anthropological Association)

No Open Access Today, Anthropology: On the latest AAA-Wiley Announcement

No Open Access Today, Anthropology: On the latest AAA-Wiley Announcement

Last November, it looked like some good things were on the horizon for Open Access and the American Anthropological Association’s publishing portfolio: At this morning’s #AAA2021Baltimore roundtable on #OpenAccess publishing at @AmericanAnthro, Director of Publishing Janine McKenna announced plans to transition to #OpenAccess beginning in 2023. AND EVERYONE CHEERED. — Dr. Z (@leah_zani) November 18, 2021 Everyone cheered, including me. After years of back and forth, it seemed that the AAA was finally going to make the shift to Open {+}

In an era of climate change, our ethics code is clear: We need to end the AAA annual meeting

In an era of climate change, our ethics code is clear: We need to end the AAA annual meeting

By Dr. Jason Hickel I remember when the AAA shifted from the old printed program to the new default paperless version.  It was part of a noble effort to “green” the meetings, and of course we all welcomed it.  But I couldn’t help but think it was all a bit quaint given that the annual meeting itself is so obviously an enormous carbon bomb.  The programs are barely a drop in the bucket. Each year some 6,000 anthropologists descend on {+}

Make Green OA your New Year’s resolution

Make Green OA your New Year’s resolution

Why should you care about Green Open Access? Self-archiving, also known as Green Open Access or simply Green OA , is a way for authors to allow at least partial access to their toll-gated work. You might care about this for political or practical reasons, or a combination of the two. As an added kink, depending on your institution or funding agency, you might need to conform to some kind of mandate about participating in Green OA. Open access allows {+}