Re: Open Archives Initiative

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 16:54:31 +0000

Here are some relevant URLs for my OAI/Geneva talk on Peer Review at
the Workshop on The Open Archives initiative (OAI) and Peer
Review journals in Europe:

Some earlier Powerpoints:

    Relevant Sites:

    Behavioral and Brain Sciences (Refereed On-Paper Journal (1978)

    Psycoloquy (Refereed On-Line-Only Journal) (1989)

    Prior Papers on Peer Review:

    Harnad, S. (1982) (ed.) Peer commentary on peer review: A case
    study in scientific quality control, New York: Cambridge University

    Harnad, S. (1985) Rational disagreement in peer review. Science,
    Technology and Human Values 10: 55 - 62.

    Harnad, S. (1986) Policing the Paper Chase. (Review of S. Lock, A
    difficult balance: Peer review in biomedical publication.) Nature
    322: 24 - 5.

    Harnad, S. (1990) Scholarly Skywriting and the Prepublication
    Continuum of Scientific Inquiry. Psychological Science 1: 342 - 343
    (reprinted in Current Contents 45: 9-13, November 11 1991).

    Harnad, S. (1996) Implementing Peer Review on the Net: Scientific
    Quality Control in Scholarly Electronic Journals. In: Peek, R. &
    Newby, G. (Eds.) Scholarly Publishing: The Electronic Frontier.
    Cambridge MA: MIT Press. Pp. 103-118.

    Harnad, S. (1997) Learned Inquiry and the Net: The Role of Peer
    Review, Peer Commentary and Copyright. Learned Publishing 11(4)
    283-292. Short version appeared in 1997 in Antiquity 71: 1042-1048.
    Excerpts also appeared in the University of Toronto Bulletin: 51(6)
    P. 12.

    Harnad, S. (1998/2000) The invisible hand of peer review. Nature
    [online] (5 Nov. 1998) Longer
    version in Exploit Interactive 5 (2000):

    Harnad, S. (1999) Free at Last: The Future of Peer-Reviewed
    Journals. D-Lib Magazine 5(12) December 1999

    Harnad, S. & Carr, L. (2000) Integrating, Navigating and Analyzing
    Eprint Archives Through Open Citation Linking (the OpCit Project).
    Current Science 79(5): 629-638.

    Harnad, S., Carr, L. & Brody, T. (in prep). How and Why To Free All
    Refereed Research From Access- and Impact-Barriers Online, Now.

    Harnad, S. (in prep) For Whom the Gate Tolls? How and Why to Free
    the Refereed Research Literature Online Through Author/Institution
    Self-Archiving, Now

    Peer review and the Ebiomed Proposal:

    Peer review and the CalTech Proposal:

    Comments on other Peer review reform proposals:
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