ingentaconnect Ethical, Political and Societal Implications of the Open Access J...

Jeffrey Beall's bookmarks 2014-02-16

Summary:

Use the link to access the full text article from ingentaconnect.  The abstract reads as follows: "Publication of the research outputs is a vital step of the research processes and a gateway between the laboratory and the global society. Open Access is revolutionizing the dissemination of scientific ideas, particularly in the field of public health pharmacogenomics that examines the ways in which pharmacogenomics impacts health systems and services at a societal level, rather than a narrow bench to bedside model of translation science. This manuscript argues that despite some limitations and drawbacks, open access has profound ethical, political and societal implications especially on underdeveloped and developing countries, and that it provides opportunities for science to grow in these resource-limited countries, particularly in the era of a severe economic and financial crisis that is imposing cuts and restrictions to research."

Link:

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ben/cppm/2013/00000011/00000004/art00009

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Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » Jeffrey Beall's bookmarks
Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » abernard102@gmail.com

Tags:

oa.new oa.gold oa.ingentaconnect oa.pharma oa.medicine oa.genomics oa.south oa.economics_of oa.public_health oa.journals oa.self_archiving

Date tagged:

02/16/2014, 08:27

Date published:

02/16/2014, 03:08