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Re: Looking an open access gift horse in the mouth

Mark Danderson's remarks demonstrate that he has not examined the
possibility of external funding for publishing, particularly on the part
of granting agencies.

Best,  jcg

Le 16 Janvier 2004 16:42, Ann Okerson a �crit :
> With permission of the writer...
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 09:59:25 -0500
> From: mdanderson@mms.org
> To: aokerson@pantheon.yale.edu
> Subject: RE: Looking an open access gift horse in the mouth
> Dear Ann:  I agree with your assessment. The OA model transfers the cost
> of publishing from users to producers of research.  Which, as you point
> out, means that some institutions will pay nothing while producing
> universities (Yale among them) will see a dramatic increase in their share
> of the cost of publication.  Logically, this is the only certain result of
> the OA model. The burden for the cost of publication will shift from all
> institutions to the relatively few that produce the research.
> Mark Danderson (representing my personal view only - not an institutional
> statement)
> New England Journal of Medicine
> mdanderson@nejm.org