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Re: Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 8:24 AM, Barry Mahon <barry.mahon@iol.ie> 

> As I've said to you many times over the years, your logic is 
> impeccable, I'm just waiting for it to be implemented......

Ouch! Perhaps you're right that one should duck out after over a 
decade and a half of abject failure. But call it blood-mindedness 
or overconfidence in the Law of the Excluded Middle, I'm still 
prepared to duke it out for a few years more.

More seriously: I am now pinning my hopes on EOS 
(EnablingOpenScholarship:  http://www.openscholarship.org/), 
founded by Alma Swan and Bernard Rentier, which will become a 
legal entity in September (http://www2.frs-fnrs.be/open-access/) 
and will then be providing OA policy guidance to universities 
worldwide, with the help of most of the major contributors to OA 
to date (http://www.openscholarship.org/jcms/c_6095/people)

Stay tuned...