Re: Proposed update of BOAI definition of OA: Immediate and Permanent

From: J.F.B.Rowland <J.F.Rowland_at_LBORO.AC.UK>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 14:50:35 -0000

Having spent all morning at a meeting discussing various academics'
"outputs" and whether they are "acceptable" to the University's management
for Research Assessment Exercise purposes, I heard this very argument from a
computer scientist. The Pro Vice Chancellor for Research (an engineer, by
the way) would have none of it. Journal articles only, please!

Fytton Rowland, Loughborough University

> As a Computer Scientist, I automatically read "peer reviewed journal"
> as "peer reviewed (journal/conference/workshop/symposium)", because
> that's the convention of my discipline, where a
> conference/workshop/symposium is a "peer review service provider".
Received on Thu Mar 17 2005 - 14:50:35 GMT

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