Rebecca Kennison


About Rebecca Kennison

Rebecca is Principal of the nonprofit K|N Consultants and co-founder of the Open Access Network, a collective funding approach for #OA.


Caution. Changed priorities ahead.
It’s our last day at Triangle SCI, and I’ve been contemplating overnight the feedback the #HuMetrics team got yesterday afternoon from our colleagues. In our presentation of what we’ve been doing this week, we attempted to sketch out, using the activity of mentoring, how actions that we wanted to reward […]

Changing Behavior by Changing Incentives


Equity is inclusivity, public good, social justice, equitable access, accessibility
We’ve just completed Day 2 at #TriangleSCI, and more hard (but good) work is now behind the #HuMetrics team. Today we took our huge brainstorming list from yesterday and distilled the values we believe should underpin the development of “humane metrics.” We came up with five such values: Equity, Openness, […]

Equity as a Core Value


Openness to the sky
Day 1 of the Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute is underway, and our HuMetrics: Building Humane Metrics for the Humanities team (Nicky Agate, Simone Sacchi, Christopher Long, Stacy Konkiel, Jason Rhody, and me) is already hard at work. We began by putting aside (for the moment) the “metrics” and focusing instead […]

The Value of Openness