Barbara McDonald

Barbara McDonaldBarbara McDonald is Interim University Librarian at Brock University. She can be reached at bmcdonald [at] or at @bjmcd2 on Twitter.

Contributed Articles

“It’s Like the Wild West Out There”: Faculty Attitudes Towards Open Access Publishing
March 1, 2015
What do faculty members think about Open Access (OA) publishing and how do they choose where to publish? While some librarians embrace OA for the potential it offers to improve scholarly journal publishing, we wondered how faculty members felt about the current “Wild West” environment of OA publishing. Do they embrace or avoid OA journals?