Re: PR's 'pit bull' takes on open access: excerpts from article in Nature Magazine

From: C.Oppenheim <C.Oppenheim_at_LBORO.AC.UK>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 08:26:37 -0000

Peter Banks wrote:

> You, like so many in the OA community, are looking at small journals in
> basic or social science and assuming that the funding is the the same for
> medical journals (which are the center of public policy debate). Enlightened
> debate on this topic demands that we not start with false assumptions.

To which the obvious reply is:

You, like so many in the anti-OA community, are looking at a very small
number of large journals rather than the small journals that provide the
vast bulk of scholarly information.


Professor Charles Oppenheim
Department of Information Science
Loughborough University
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