Tag Archives: academic_freedom

Links Entry: Following the Dale Askey case

I have taken an interest in the lawsuit against Dale Askey. Mr Askey is an academic librarian. In his blog, he discussed predatory publishers that take advantage of the open-access publishing framework, which taints the framework for quality open-access publishers. … Continue reading

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Requesting blog policies to support academic freedom

This latest assignment in EdTech597 required me to write a letter requesting permission to blog. This assignment did not really apply to me, as we do not need to request permission to blog in a higher education setting. Therefore, I … Continue reading

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Extending Academic Freedom to Blogs

I recently came across a troubling story about a publisher suing a librarian for libel based on a blog posting. Dale Askey, while an academic librarian at Kansas State University (he has since moved to McMaster University), posted a negative … Continue reading

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