Friday, February 15, 2008

Harvard Steps toward Open Publishing

Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Harvard University professors may publish more research online, free to readers, after the school's arts and sciences faculty adopted a new policy that may be a blow to scholarly journal publishers.

The policy was approved in a voice vote yesterday, according to Robert Mitchell, director of communications for the 730-member arts and sciences faculty. The meeting was held at the university's Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus.
Read the entire story here.

Thanks to AEJMC Web site for alerting me to this.

I have been arguing for such a model for a while now (for example, read here). More on this topic, soon.

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