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Is PeerJ just another game-player, or is it a Game-changer?

Is PeerJ just another game-player, or is it a Game-changer? | bibliolibrarianothecaire | Scoop.it
In 2009 I had the pleasure of interviewing two luminaries in the Open Access publishing world, Peter Binfield and Jason Hoyt. Back then, Peter was ...

 

Today, PeerJ launches with the publication of 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles that are freely available to the public. I’m sure that both Peter and Jason will breathe a sigh of relief when the PeerJ servers survive the initial onslaught of requests. But, the real test will come in the following days and months, as we all see the public reaction to the newest experiment in Open Access publishing. As Peter told me in a recent phone interview, “This is the real launch of the journal. This is when we become real to the world.”


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Le labyrinthe de la raison numérique et l’Open Access · Global Voices en Français

Le labyrinthe de la raison numérique  et l’Open Access  · Global Voices en Français | bibliolibrarianothecaire | Scoop.it
Comment changent les modes de pensée dans le temps et dans l'espace ? Aujourd'hui, cette problématique concernant le mode de fonctionnement de l'intellect humain est alimentée d'un nouveau schéma de transmission : le numérique.

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The future of academic publishing - McGill University

The future of academic publishing - McGill University | bibliolibrarianothecaire | Scoop.it

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Florence Piron's curator insight, January 30, 2013 2:30 PM

"In its current state, Open Access remains a moral alternative to the colossal publishing machines dominating the academic industry. Given time, however, Open Access may become the reality of all academic research."

Bernard Rentier's curator insight, January 31, 2013 3:22 AM

Science vs financial speculation, the impossible dialog between public and private interests.