Informing public access to peer reviewed scholarly publications and data resulting from publicly funded research
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"The case of publicly funded scholarly output is further complicated by the fact that accessibility is inherent to desirability – the point is to build on what we learn, and we cannot do that if we cannot access it. Achieving anything with these artefacts – discovering, sharing, learning, communicating, archiving, profiting – is best done in the ideal environment where they are easy to find, copy, distribute – and are not poisonous. We need open access, not restricted access...."