Friday, January 09, 2009

B - Debating open access and arXiv

Fairlie D. Debating open access and arXiv. Physics World 2009;22(1):20

Letter suggesting that the enormous numbers of papers posted on arXiv indicates that too many papers are being published and that there is at present little motive for authors to publish their material in peer reviewed journals; arXiv should be regarded as more like a daily newspaper, not a place for final publication.


Posted for John Glen

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