Demonstrating Leadership in Open Access

Robert Schroeder, Portland State University
Stewart Brower, University of Oklahoma
Christopher V. Hollister, University at Buffalo

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The editors of CIL comment on the recent news that the editor and the editorial board of another library science journal have resigned in protest over their publisher's policies on authors' rights. The CIL editors put forth this event as an important demonstration of leadership in the open access movement, and they challenge the CIL readership to follow suit by adopting additional professional practices in support of open access.