By Florian Mann, Benedikt von Walter, Thomas Hess, Rolf T. Wigand
Communications of the ACM,
Vol. 52 No. 3, Pages 135-139
While the evolving information society is freely opening and sharing its diaries, social networks and source codes, it remains to be seen if the same will come true for scientific knowledge. Despite strong sympathy for the idea, scientists balk at Open Access publishing. Here we shed some light on why this is so.
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