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25-Jan-2007

Games Scientific Publishers Play?

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news @ nature.com 'pit bull' takes on open access publishers lock horns with free-information movement.

"..Now, Nature has learned, a group of big scientific publishers has hired the pit bull to take on the free-information movement, which campaigns for scientific results to be made freely available. Some traditional journals, which depend on subscription charges, say that open-access journals and public databases of scientific papers such as the National Institutes of Health's (NIH's) PubMed Central, threaten their livelihoods.."

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