Journals declaring independence from corporate publishers - what are your thoughts?

Posted by Danielle Padula, community karma 473
In the aftermath of the resignation of the editorial board of Lingua, which left Elsevier in protest of the publisher's high subscription fees and limited OA options, many scholars are speaking out about such public journal declarations of independence. Two recent Scholastica blog posts offer context on the topic of journals leaving their publishers:

What are your thoughts on journal declarations of independence? Do you think we will see a rise in journals leaving corporate publishers in the near future?