Re: FYI: Canada's Scholarly Journals

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 08:47:37 +0100

On Wed, 19 Jul 2000, Mike Sosteric wrote:

> The only requirement for affiliation with ICAAP is that journals
> remain freely accessible (no toll gate). Journals may charge a fee if they
> wish, they just can't restrict access. IN other words, in exchange for
> cheap access to a growing list of ICAAP services, journals must
> reflect the low charge in no-charge access.

Just a point of information: Freely accessible to whom? If to the entire
Web, this is a commendable project; if to a given institution, it is merely
a Site-License. Please do clarify this, Mike.

Stevan Harnad
Professor of Cognitive Science
Department of Electronics and phone: +44 23-80 592-582
             Computer Science fax: +44 23-80 592-865
University of Southampton
Highfield, Southampton

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