Persistent myths about open access scientific publishing | Dr Mike Taylor | Science | guardian.co.uk

abernard102@gmail.com 2012-04-18

Summary:

"A spate of recent articles in the Guardian have drawn attention to lots of reasons why open access to research publications is reasonable, beneficial and even inevitable. But two recent letters columns in the Guardian, headlined "Information that we want to be free" and "Better models for open access", have perpetuated some long-running misconceptions about open access that need to be addressed."

Link:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2012/apr/17/persistent-myths-open-access-scientific-publishing

Updated:

08/16/2012, 06:08

From feeds:

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » abernard102@gmail.com
Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » Delicious/sc.at.neu/openaccess

Tags:

oa.new oa.gold oa.business_models oa.publishers oa.comment oa.elsevier oa.societies oa.plos oa.peer_review oa.uk oa.impact oa.costs oa.pd oa.prestige oa.funders oa.fees oa.wellcome oa.rsc oa.publishers_association oa.advocacy oa.misunderstandings publishing openaccess faculty scholcomm oa.journals

Authors:

abernard

Date tagged:

04/18/2012, 13:14

Date published:

04/17/2012, 17:04