Re: Is the "request copy" button good for OA?

From: Dana Roth <dzrlib_at_LIBRARY.CALTECH.EDU>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 09:06:02 -0800

Isn't it more likely that researchers would be extra 'busy' trying to sort out what is relevant from everything else on the web?

Dana L. Roth
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From: American Scientist Open Access Forum [AMERICAN-SCIENTIST-OPEN-ACCESS-FORUM_at_LISTSERVER.SIGMAXI.ORG] On Behalf Of Leslie Carr [lac_at_ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 6:16 AM
Subject: Re: Is the "request copy" button good for OA?

On 17 Feb 2010, at 10:56, Jan Szczepanski wrote:

> Publishers are indispensible even today.

Without researchers, academic journal publishers would have nothing to publish.

Without publishers, researchers would still be very busy indeed doing research.
They would probably also have worked out a way to use the Web to review and disseminate their research.
Les Carr
Received on Wed Feb 17 2010 - 18:10:33 GMT

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