Arxiv's Funding Pains May Be A Wake-Up Call: Distributed Versus Central Archiving

Amsciforum 2013-03-10

Summary:

Comments on: Ginsparg, Paul (2011) Arxiv at 20. Nature 476: 145–147 doi:10.1038/476145a & Fischman, Josh (2011) Anonymous FTP Achives. The First Free Research-Sharing Site, arXiv, Turns 20 With an Uncertain Future. Chronicle of Higher Education August 10, 2011 Arxiv's self-funding pains may be a wake-up call: Why should Cornell University (or a "wealthy donor") subsidize a cost that institutions can best "sponsor" by each doing (and mandating) their own distributed archiving locally (thereby reducing total cost, to boot)? After all, no one deposits directly in Google…

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http://openaccess.eprints.org/index.php?/archives/831-guid.html

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oa.new oa.mandates distributed archiving oa.policies oa.repositories.disciplinary

Authors:

stevanharnad

Date tagged:

03/10/2013, 12:36

Date published:

08/13/2011, 22:48