Posted by: bluesyemre | June 11, 2012

Open access to research is inevitable, says Nature editor-in-chief

A scientist carrying the journals Science and Nature

  • Open access to scientific research articles will “happen in the long run”, according to the editor-in-chief of Nature, one of the world’s premier scientific journals. Philip Campbell said that the experience for readers and researchers of having research freely available is “very compelling”. But other academic publishers said that any large-scale transition to making research freely available had to take into account the value and investments they added to the scientific process.

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