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Re: With footnotes (was Re: Open Access to Journal of Web Semantics (JWS))

From: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@cs.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 08:22:42 +0000
To: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C688748A-74E3-4A4C-8216-DF70DD8FDF70@cs.ox.ac.uk>
An important correction:

Articles on the preprint server are post-review, and differ from the published version only w.r.t. formatting.

Ian Horrocks
Editor in Chief
Journal of Web Semantics



> On 8 Aug 2017, at 20:27, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca> wrote:
> 
> On 2017-08-08 19:16, Ian Horrocks wrote:
>> I would like to remind everyone that JWS provides free open access via its preprint server:
>> 
>> http://www.websemanticsjournal.org/
>> 
>> You can find there not only the latest articles but an archive of all articles published in the journal going back to Vol 1, No 1 (2003).
>> 
>> Ian Horrocks
>> Editor in Chief
>> Journal of Web Semantics
> 
> 
> I would like to remind everyone that JWS provides free [1] open access
> via its preprint server [2]:
> 
> http://www.websemanticsjournal.org/
> 
> You can find there not only the latest articles but an archive [3] of
> all articles published in the journal [4] going back to Vol 1, No 1
> (2003) [5].
> 
> 
> [1] Nothing is free and this is not a charity from Elsevier. Public
> institutions/libraries that subscribe to Elsevier's service have already
> paid for the "free" service. How much? Ask your head librarian about the
> confidentiality clause.
> 
> [2] These works precede peer-review and are not considered to be
> "published". It is not "citable" when played by the rules. It is not the
> canonical work.
> 
> [3] This is equivalent to the institutional repositories or open
> archives. See eprints.org, hal.inria.fr, sw.deri.ie, dpsace.mit.edu,
> svn.aksw.org, dataverse.org, ... arxiv.org, and many others. Already
> paid by taxes or funded privately.
> 
> [4] If authors want to have a "preprint" (and more) published online,
> your institution most likely has you covered - also paid by your taxes.
> Moreover, your institution probably provides a Webspace for you. Talk to
> your department or library about your needs.
> 
> [5] This journal required and maintained lowest standards for "Web" and
> "Semantics" via desktop/print-centric solutions - nothing to do with the
> native Web stack, but everything to do with fitting into Elsevier's
> workflows and business. The Web Semantics journal *company* failed to
> cultivate knowledge representation within its own realm since 2003.
> 
> -Sarven
> http://csarven.ca/#i
> 
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