Ten years in, open access initiative sees limited use
peter.suber's bookmarks 2013-10-30
[Despite the title, this article is about publisher-donated toll-access research, not about open access.] "Ten years after the launch of a programme offering developing nations free or low-cost access to food and agricultural research, thousands of organisations have registered, although many potential users are not making use of it. AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) is run by the FAO in partnership with several publishers and scientific institutions. It provides 2,500 institutions in 116 countries with online access to more than 3,500 journal titles and 3,300 books...."