The last remaining lawsuit brought by Edwin Mellen Press founder Herbert Richardson against librarian Dale Askey has now reportedly been settled.
A look back at 2013 in The Scholarly Kitchen.
The Board of the Society for Scholarly Publishing votes to restore disputed posts in order to stand for the organization’s core principles of discussion, freedom of expression, and welcoming all perspectives.
We have received letters from the attorney for Edwin Mellen Press, and have removed two posts as a result. We have reproduced the letters here.
Edwin Mellen Press drops one of its suits, but does so in a bizarre way, raising more questions.
A librarian writes a blog post critical of a publisher. Publisher sues librarian and his current institution. It’s a case that bears watching in this age of heightened communication combined with academic freedom.