Open Access News

News from the open access movement

Saturday, May 05, 2007

Prospects for OA in Austria

GŁnter Hack, Der Preis der freien Wissenschaft, FutureZone, May 2, 2007.  (Thanks to Klaus Graf.)  An interview with Bruno Bauer, the Director of the Medical Library at the University of Vienna.  Bauer is unhappy with the current subscription system, not confident in the financial stability of gold OA, pleased with Austria's OA mandate and the emerging EU policy, but not satisfied with Austria's infrastructure for green OA (just one university IR to date).  Read it in German or Google's English.