[Air-l] Open access publishing (was a modest proposal)

elw at stderr.org elw at stderr.org
Sun Sep 10 20:09:09 PDT 2006

> I suspect that the move to open access journals could largely be 
> completed in a single stroke: the requirement by NSF that grantees 
> publish in open access journals.

The NIH tried that, or has tried, is trying to do that, and has had [to 
best of my knowledge so far - maybe they got somewhere by now?] a very 
difficult time 'requiring' that it happen.

Lots of info about this over at peter suber's blog.


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