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Public Universities Back Protest of Elsevier Pricing

Peter McPherson, president of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, issued a statement Monday expressing strong support for the move of the six editors and 31 editorial board members of Lingua, a top linguistics journal, to resign to protest Elsevier pricing. The protest has attracted considerable attention among advocates for open-access publishing (in which materials are available free online).