Open Access News

News from the open access movement

Friday, February 29, 2008

Interview with blogger John Dupuis

Bora Zivkovic, The Warlord in the Library: Interview with John Dupuis, A Blog Around The Clock, February 22, 2008. Dupuis is the author of Confessions of a Science Librarian.

...[L]ook at what's happening in the High Energy Physics field with the SCOAP3 project! Imagine a world where libraries could band together to pay publishers to make their journals all Open Access. It's almost a utopian dream. ...

Realistically, I think it'll be at least 5 to maybe 10 years before we see a widely dispersed OA tipping point, and a variety of publishing business models will still exist beyond that point. I hope I'm wrong, but I think my New York Giants were a better bet to win the Super Bowl. ...