Re: OA mandate from the US National Center for Atmospheric Research

From: Klaus Graf <klausgraf_at_GOOGLEMAIL.COM>
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 23:58:11 +0200

2009/10/17 Stevan Harnad <>:

> This point has been raised and answered many times: There are interim
> repositories like DEPOT for authors whose institutions have no
> repositories or for authors who have no institutions. Again, this has
> nothing to do with whether funders should mandate institutional or
> central deposit.

"The Depot is intended for use by UK universities, colleges and
research institutes."

>> "An estimated 185,000 people were employed as active researchers in
>> the UK during 2006-07, of which around 94,000 were in the business sector,
>> 82,000 in higher education and 9,500 in government"
> It is not at all evident what point this intended to illustrate.

94,000 active UK researchers in the business sector and 9,500 in
government are NOT allowed to deposit in DEPOT unless affiliated to a
thing which is called "research institute" by DEPOT.

Klaus Graf
Received on Sun Oct 18 2009 - 00:05:29 BST

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