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Re: Does Dramatic Growth of DOAJ Signal Success or Market Dysfunction?

>From Phil's post:

'But does this type of growth really indicate economic success in 
open access publishing?  Or does growth simply point to a system 
gone awry, like the growth in unemployment or the proliferation 
of spam?'

There is just about no metric of success for OA that Phil can't 
spin into bad news.  Of course he doesn't actually say that OA 
journals are like spam - just leaves the words floating there.


On 17 Dec 2010, at 03:47, Philip Davis wrote:

> Two new studies that analyze the distribution of journals in the
> DOAJ come to opposite conclusions. see:
> For Open Access Journals, Size Does Matter:
> http://goo.gl/fb/Qpkwd
> --Phil Davis