[open-science] “After SSRN: Hallmarks of trust for subject repositories” - OpenAIRE blog post
krichel at openlib.org
Fri May 27 08:57:48 UTC 2016
Peter Murray-Rust writes
> It seems like it's critical to immunize even organizations like CERN, EBI
> and National Libraries and projects such as OpenAIRE.
I wonder how the immunization is supposed to be applied and be effective.
> The danger comes from at least:
> * well-meaning members of the projects who haven't looked ahead to dangers.
> * political interference (e.g. neoliberal government privatisation of
The real problem is the subscription model that has libraries
spending fast funds on publishers who are then able to buy any
innovative scholarly product supported by a centralized
> We must think the unthinkable and protect against it.
Political pronounciations and more open-access hypocrisy from libraries
won't change the economic fundamentals.
Thomas Krichel http://openlib.org/home/krichel
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