[Open-access] [open-science] OKF at Open Repositories 2014

Mike Taylor mike at indexdata.com
Fri Dec 6 00:07:04 UTC 2013

Well, sure! I'm not criticising the vision; I'm criticising how far
short of that vision the world we live in currently falls!

You may find it irrational that an institution wants its faculty's
papers openly available only from their IR and nowhere else. People
whose job it is to count beans will disagree. Needless to say, I'm on
your side, but there's no point in pretending the bean-counters don't

-- Mike.

On 5 December 2013 23:53, Bjoern Brembs <b.brembs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Friday, December 6, 2013, 12:45:25 AM, you wrote:
>> They want the world to come to their one
>> special magic web-site and read the papers only there. Which is not
>> that much more advanced than the position of paywalled publishers.
> Perhaps I'm really hopelessly naive, but this
> seems so irrational, it shouldn't take much to
> move beyond this argument.
>> The real issues here are much more social than technical. As usual.
> There is no debating that, I guess :-) Which is
> why visions are important: visions get people
> motivated to be a part in realizing them.
> I believe the vision of getting everything in one place,
> filtered, sorted and immensely relevant is
> powerful!
> Bjoern
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> Björn Brembs
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