Re: Repositories: Institutional or Central ? emergent properties and the compulsory open society

From: Klaus Graf <klausgraf_at_GOOGLEMAIL.COM>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:31:59 +0100

There is an article of a scholar (German studies) against OA in the
leading German newspaper arguing that mandates (he cites ZORA) and the
Konstanz request to deliver a full text when sending the data for the
university bibliography ar against academic freedom. Read it in
Google's English:

See also:

It is wrong to think mandates are the only way to fill the
repositories. It is ignored in this list by Harnad and the other
Mandate-Advocates that "Cream of Science" project in the NL had a very
high OA rate. Thus I applaud the DFG which is planning a similar

Klaus Graf
Received on Wed Feb 11 2009 - 19:07:40 GMT

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