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RE: Open Access means sloppy publications?

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

Sally Morris, Chief Executive
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
Email  sally.morris@alpsp.org

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[mailto:owner-liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu] On Behalf Of Jan Szczepanski.
Goteborgs Univ Bibl
Sent: 03 May 2005 01:31
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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
ISI 27

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 Morris, Chief Executive
>Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
>E-mail:  sally.morris@alpsp.org
>ALPSP Website  http://www.alpsp.org