Re: Journal Publishing and Author Self-Archiving: Complementary Or Competitive?

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Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 09:35:29 -0400

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Leslie Carr writes:

(Of course, anyone can come along and build a citeseer / google
scholar / OAI citebase service on the free, open access literature,
but then they have become a commercial publisher of sorts.)

My question :why would creating these services entail becoming a
commercial publisher of sorts? Suppose a governmental body decides to
take this on, as could be the case in many countries. Would that make
the service "commercial"?

Jean-Claude Gu├ędon

Dr. Jean-Claude Gu├ędon
Dept. of Comparative Literature
University of Montreal
PO Box 6128, Downtown Branch
Montreal, QC H3C 3J7
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