Re: Convergent IR Deposit Mandates vs. Divergent CR Deposit Mandates

From: (wrong string) édon Jean-Claude <jean.claude.guedon_at_UMONTREAL.CA>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 17:59:48 -0400

Excellent news, Les, which tends to show that soon this whole debate will appear like a storm in teacup.

Like the Green and Gold road, IR and CR are not in competition. Moreover, as they exist and will not subside, it is better to build on this basis that to try turning the clock back (and possibly irritating a number of potential allies in the process).

Jean-Claude Guédon

-----Original Message-----
American Scientist Open Access Forum on behalf of Leslie Carr
Sun 7/27/2008 2:32 AM
On 25 Jul 2008, at 19:22, Michael Eisen wrote:

> And why is everyone assuming that the existence of an institutional
> archive requires double deposits for authors who are also under a
> funder mandate to submit to a central repository? Why can't authors
> just simply submit to their institutional archive and then have the
> archive pass on the paper to PMC along with the minimal extra meta-
> data required (grant codes, etc...)?

This has become technically possible with the SWORD protocol for
automated repository deposits. The SWORD development team (financed by
JISC in the UK) is hoping to engage with PMC and with arXiv to make a
standard way for IRs to pass relevant holdings onwards to other
Les Carr
Received on Mon Jul 28 2008 - 02:41:31 BST

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