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

From: Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 11:35:44 +0200
Message-ID: <CALAe=O+khfKr2+eZCu-uGHg8n6z52EogxGC9bjfsEsHzfaEB7w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@cs.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
timely

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Elsevier-Is-Becoming-a-Data/240876?key=VbEP3MwWQjlVNttltlXWp1CBsu5Oy1gVsvTCxnWzLxZoNa6JXE7RPiKK5K8MkZZzdUhtbG0yNWpPVTF0dFJYdFQ0Zk1rOGE4MVFCNnpzZzdEcTd1UWkwNC1LYw

which once more shows how publishers are really actively after everything
we produce and we are actively begging them to gain full control of
everything we produce. in the mean time, we keep having useless discussions
over mailing lists.

On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 10:22 AM, Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@cs.ox.ac.uk>
wrote:

> 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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