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Consider where you publish. Whenever possible, publish in journals that are reasonably priced, that allow authors to retain copyright, that have transparent pricing, and that do not bundle high- and lesser-impact journals.
OSU guidelines for promotion and tenure acknowledge that scholarship can take many forms so long as the work is validated by peers and communicated. Society presses, open access journals, and electronic archives are publication models that meet these key criteria.
When considering departmental promotion and tenure guidelines, look beyond traditional, unsustainable publication models when evaluating promotion and tenure.
Journal Editors and Scholarly Society Members
Transition journals to open access whenever possible.
Advocate for and implement sustainable pricing and equitable access policies, including:
Making journal content available after a short time (6-12 months)
Creating policies that allow authors to retain copyright permissions and/or self-archive their work
Volunteer to review for sustainable, open access journals, and refuse to do volunteer labor for inequitable, for-profit journals.