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ColumbiaSCP's bookmarks 2012-10-16


"I believe the rise in open access publishing has forced us in the academic community to ask ourselves very hard questions about the nature of how information is produced and consumed.  I think that these questions are fundamentally important, regardless of how they are ultimately resolved. This critical look at publishing will generate debates among several players: scientists, publishing companies and various information consumers. I will leave those larger debates to my fellow blog writers, I instead want to use this space to write about a very specific aspect of open access publishing – broadly about how open access publishing can help combat neocolonial distributions in information production and more specifically, how open access can help conservation in developing countries..."


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Tags: oa.south oa.biology oa.open_science oa.biodiversity oa.bmc oa.environment oa.dryad oa.conservation oa.journals oa.repositories


Joshua Drew

Date tagged:

10/16/2012, 22:22

Date published:

10/16/2012, 09:42