Nomadic Palaeontologist, Rogue Open Scientist; PhD, MEarthSci, MSc
Founder of paleorXiv (https://paleorxiv.org/), a free digital publishing platform for Palaeontology
Founder of the Open Science MOOC
Freelance science communicator and consultant
Author of Excavate! Dinosaurs and World of Dinosaurs (coming 2018)
Executive Editor of Geoscience Communication
Editor for the PLOS Paleo Community
Personal website - Home of the Green Tea and Velociraptors blog.
Written by Dr. Jonathan Tennant
Elsevier are the largest and most powerful scholarly publisher, a status achieved through a long history of mergers and acquisitions and rigorously capitalistic business practices. The core issues surrounding Elsevier are that it operates its business primarily through charging for what should be public knowledge and education, with aggressive pricing...