||March, 2009: Paper published in Communications of the ACM!
Mann, F. / von Walter, B. / Hess, T. / Wigand, R.T. (2009):
Open Access Publishing in Science
Communications of the ACM, Vol. 52, Issue 3 (March 2009), Pages 135-139.
While the evolving information society is freely opening and sharing its diaries, social networks and source codes, it remains to be seen if the same will come true for scientific knowledge. Despite strong sympathy for the idea, scientists balk at Open Access publishing. Here we shed some light on why this is so.
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Florian Mann, Benedikt von Walter, Thomas Hess and Rolf T. Wigand