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Friday, May 02, 2008

OA for scientific generalists

P. R. van Emburg, Rationale for Advanced Generalism in Science, Advanced Generalism in Science, April 2008.  A preprint.  Excerpt:

...The necessary self-education of the individual scientist...can be realized only if every barrier to access to scientific documents is maximally reduced....To realize optimal facilitation for advanced generalistic learning in science, state governments must collectively and so, globally, insist on open access publication of all state-funded scientific research....