Re: CIC summit

From: John Unsworth <unsworth_at_UIUC.EDU>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 21:28:37 -0600

I don't disagree on Stevan's point about peer review, below, and
Stevan, I'd be grateful if you'd point out to me, offline, exactly
where the conflation appears, so I can correct it.


On Dec 3, 2003, at 9:15 PM, Stevan Harnad wrote:

> On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, John Unsworth wrote:
>> I thought you'd be interested in this--a talk I gave earlier today to
>> deans (of arts and sciences) and provosts from CIC/Big Ten
>> universities, in Chicago.
> My old friend John Unsworth's proposals to the provosts are valuable
> ones -- except for the conflation here and there between self-archiving
> and self-publishing!
> The goal is open access to peer-reviewed research articles. The way to
> achieve that goal is not for universities to become their own
> peer-review
> providers and publishers! That has to continue to be outsourced to
> independent journals. The way to achieve open access is for
> universities
> to become *open-access providers* for their own peer-reviewed research
> article output (which continues to be published in those independent
> journals) by self-archiving them:
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> Stevan Harnad
Received on Thu Dec 04 2003 - 03:28:37 GMT

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