Open Access Publishing Accelerates the Pace of Conservation Biology | SpotOn
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"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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