The origins of Education Policy Analysis Archives in an era of early open access publishing


  • Gene V Glass Arizona State University



open access, scholarly publishing, scholarly journal, education policy


In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the open access scholarly journal, Education Policy Analysis Archives, Founder and Editor Emeritus Gene V Glass presents a brief history of the journal, including its online predecessors and offshoots, within the context of computer and information technology developments and the early open access movement in scholarly publishing.


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Author Biography

Gene V Glass, Arizona State University

Gene V Glass is a statistician and researcher working in education and the social sciences. According to the science writer Morton Hunt writing in How Science Takes Stock, Glass coined the term “meta-analysis” and illustrated its first use in his presidential address to the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco in April, 1976. He is a Regents' Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University, having retired in 2010. Currently he is a senior researcher at the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, and a lecturer in the Connie L. Lurie College of Education at San Jose State University. In 2003, he was elected to membership in the National Academy of Education.




How to Cite

Glass, G. V. (2022). The origins of Education Policy Analysis Archives in an era of early open access publishing. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 30, (143).