Public funding, public knowledge, publication

Velterop, Johannes (Jan) JM Public funding, public knowledge, publication. Serials, 2003, vol. 16, n. 2, pp. 169-174. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The argument that publicly funded research should be publicly available is a valid one, but it cannot be the most important one in the discussion as to whether research should be freely accessible. The overriding argument is that freely accessible research optimises the scientific process as well as its ‘translation’ into societal benefits. Free access, or ‘open access’ as it is widely called, can be brought about by making full use of the technologies available to the world, particularly the internet, but it does need a change in traditional economic models of publishing.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: open access, public funding, doi:10.1016/j.serrev.2004.09.004
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
Depositing user: Johannes (Jan) JM Velterop
Date deposited: 23 May 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:01

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