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Monday, February 27, 2006

Chemistry World opens debate on OA in chemistry

Chemistry World, the Royal Society of Chemistry's news magazine, posed the following question for its "Your views..." column in the February 2006 issue 3(2):27 (subscription required):
How should chemists respond to open access publishing?
The three respondents qualified their responses noting a suspected potential for lower standards and, most commonly, how to achieve a high level of editing, review and presentation while attempts are made to lower the cost of distribution. [Thanks to Dana Roth, Caltech, for bringing this to my attention.]