Time for the MLA and other scholarly societies to confront the open-access elephant in the room.
Making an impact with social media is about much more than follower counts.
Sometimes it’s not easy to tell whether a hiring department is more interested in your scholarship or your pedagogy.
We need to move toward a culture in which the quality of research remains excellent and the writing is also readable.
It’s not a mysterious process; it just needs to be more transparent.
It’s clearly not open to all if scholars are required to pay to publish their results.