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Re: [BOAI] A proposal for evaluating and rewarding the impact of research articles
From: Thomas Krichel <krichel AT openlib.org>
Etienne Joly writes > But to ensure the quality of the papers published, it is hard to > conceive that scientific publishing could be carried out by others > than money-earning professionals. The only viable solution is > therefore for the publishing charges to be levied on the authors. I beg to differ. The cost of academic publishing has dropped so far that it is easy to conceive individuals and departments running journals to raise their web exposure and academic reputation. The costs can be absorbed by the individual and the institutions. There are already many examples for this. It will be a growing trend I hope. Cheers, Thomas Krichel mailto:krichel AT openlib.org from Moscow, Russia http://openlib.org/home/krichel RePEc:per:1965-06-05:thomas_krichel
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