Green Is Not the New Gold: Beware of False Models for Open Access - ASCB

peter.suber's bookmarks 2017-04-05

Summary:

"Green OA would be an easy solution because it sounds like OA and seems to interfere minimally with current publishing mechanisms, but I will argue that it is an expensive halfway house with limited benefit to the scientific community or indeed the public. If we want OA to work in a sustainable manner for papers in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals, it has to be gold and not green. And even if we don’t care about peer review or quality control by journals, there is a better solution than institutional green OA for disseminating articles: the posting of preprints...."

Link:

http://www.ascb.org/ascb-post/science-news/green-is-not-the-new-gold-beware-of-false-models-for-open-access/

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oa.new oa.green oa.gold oa.repositories oa.journals oa.preprints oa.versions oa.policies oa.mandates oa.sustainability oa.budgets oa.cancellations oa.hybrid oa.discoverability oa.interoperability oa.debates

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04/05/2017, 05:37