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In the Library with the Lead Pipe

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Open access publishing, Open access to research, Communication in learning and scholarship -- Technological innovations, Peer review


The library world is deeply entrenched in the open ethos, yet there are few examples of library publications that engage in open editorial and peer review processes. In this article we discuss the challenges and opportunities posed by the open editorial processes used at In the Library with the Lead Pipe and Code4Lib Journal. To end, we discuss the need to grow open review and editorial processes in library and information science publications.


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