The Parable of the Inventor and the Trucker

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The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Wired Campus” blog has posted a brilliant article by David Wiley, entitled “The Parable of the Inventor and the Trucker.” Every scholar who’s concerned about the economics of academic publishing should read the post, as well as the discussion in the comments; it’s a wonderful snapshot of the crisis facing the system, and the ways that system is breaking down.