[LIS-Forum] Interesting articles in the latest Current Science issue
suvarsha_w at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 21 11:48:25 IST 2008
An article in the previous issue of Current Science is also interesting for library professionals and those interested in Open Access (OA) Movement.
Scientific publishing: Rising cost of monopolies by Giridhar Madras
There is strong advocacy for the OA institutinal repositories, but lesser support for OA journals. This article gives a good reason as to why we need to be promoting OA journals as well.
--- On Thu, 8/21/08, Francis Jayakanth <franc at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in> wrote:
> From: Francis Jayakanth <franc at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in>
> Subject: [LIS-Forum] Interesting articles in the latest Current Science issue
> To: lis-forum at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in
> Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008, 12:59 AM
> Dear Professionals and Friends,
> The Current Science issue dated 10 Aug 2008 carries an
> interesting opinion
> article authored by Ms. Suvarsha, former NCSI trainee and
> presently working
> for HP Labs. The title of the article is, The dynamics of
> open access
> publishing and is accessible at:
> The same issue has an interesting editorial by Prof.
> Balaram, Director,
> IISc - Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change and Geoengineering -
> accessible at
> http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/aug102008/291.pdf and a
> commentary on
> "South-South cooperation: The case of Indo-Chinese
> collaboration in
> scientific research" by Subbiah Arunachalam and B.
> Viswanathan accessible
> at http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/aug102008/311.pdf
> The content page of the said issue is accessible at:
> With best regards,
> - Francis
> NCSI, IISc
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