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RE: Open Access means sloppy publications?
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- From: "Sally Morris \(ALPSP\)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 00:46:01 EDT
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I am merely reporting what the 248 respondents told us. While small, this is a statistically significant proportion (20%) of all contactable DOAJ journals then on the list. Certainly some of these were from Latin America Sally Morris, Chief Executive Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers Email email@example.com -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jan Szczepanski. Goteborgs Univ Bibl Sent: 03 May 2005 01:31 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Open Access means sloppy publications? First a question to Sally Morris: Would you say that the more than 750 free scientific e-journals from 16 Iberoamerican countries in Latindex are sloppy too? Secondly I want to ask: Does anyone have a comment on these figuers showing sientific medical Latin American journals reprsentation in some well known databases. Are we talking about sloppy publications? Medline 59 EMBASE 85 ISI 27 LILACS 659 ___________ Jan Szczepanski Frste bibliotekarie Goteborgs universitetsbibliotek Box 222 SE 405 30 Goteborg, SWEDEN Tel: +46 31 773 1164 Fax: +46 31 163797 E-mail: Jan.Szczepanski@ub.gu.se __________ At 02:55 2005-05-02, you wrote: >The findings so far of our study comparing DOAJ with other journals does >suggest that many more of them describe as 'peer review' a process that is >totally or partially in-house; I would have thought that correct >'classical' peer review was normally conducted by external 'peers', with >the Editor-in-Chief having a final decision in case of differences of >opinion. See http://www.alpsp.org/openacc.htm#pres > >Sally > >Sally Morris, Chief Executive >Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers >E-mail: email@example.com >ALPSP Website http://www.alpsp.org