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Advice on seeking a non-faculty job (comment)


Below is an excerpt from an article entitled "Feeling Your Way toward a Non-Faculty Job: Reflections from a PhD Career Advisor," by Courtney Wiersema for Perspectives on History, the newsletter of the American HIstorical Association, Sep 13, 2018.  There is also a link to the original article which is well worth reading, even if you are not actively seeking a non-faculty job.


Paywall and Open Access

An associate Professor at Clarkson University, Jason Schmitt, has posted a blog post entitled "Paywall: Why For-Profit Academic Publishers Are Laughing All the Way to the Bank."

The blog discusses a documentary he has made with the same title.  Below is a quotation from the blog post and a link to the post.

Re: Ig Nobel awards announced

Thank you for posting this, Margaret.

I'd have to vote for this one as my favorite:

“Shouting and Cursing While Driving: Frequency, Reasons, Perceived Risk and Punishment,” Francisco Alonso, Cristina Esteban, Andrea Serge and Maria-Luisa Ballestar, Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, vol. 1, no. 12017, pp. 1-7.