Re: Another Winning Article From OA's Chronicler

From: Stevan Harnad <amsciforum_at_GMAIL.COM>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 18:39:56 -0400

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Joseph Esposito wrote:

      The real thrust of the world of open access  is neither
      green nor gold, but what I have termed "unwashed,"
      the  growing--world of material that is not

      The evidence is mounting that many advocates of open
      access have never actually used the Internet...  

      Increasingly peer review will be post-publication, not
      pre-publication.  I suspect all this talk about Gold and
      Green is a waste of everybody's time.

Or could it be that some of the opponents of Open Access to the 2.5
million articles published annually in the planet's 25,000
peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific journals have never actually
done any scholarly or scientific research, hence never published in a
refereed journal, and never had any need to consult one for their
scholarly and scientific research?

Stevan Harnad
Received on Fri Mar 13 2009 - 22:40:48 GMT

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