This post was originally published on the LSE Impact Blog on 24th April 2020. Earlier this month, the websites of Fudan University and the China University of Geosciences in Wuhan briefly revealed a system of pre-publication vetting of COVID-19 research. If accurate, these regulations could have far-reaching consequences, both for research communities in China, and … Continue reading Censorship of COVID-19 research represents a looming crisis for academic publishers
This post was published on an earlier iteration of this blog on 9th March 2019 to time with Academic Book Week. This time last year, the Association of University Presses issued a joint statement on the censorship of the scholarly record. The AUP was responding to news that Cambridge University Press and Springer Nature had … Continue reading On the ‘bowdlerization’ of scholarship
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