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Re: Is science on sale this week?

From: Leon Derczynski <leon@dcs.shef.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 19:34:41 +0200
Message-ID: <CAPjwwFpW2h7v6AXbydMVC9Uv7QhQD=t_NKZWrtafiH_W=Q7sAQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com>
Cc: beyond-the-pdf@googlegroups.com, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
We, as content creators, are holding all the cards. This is worth bearing
in mind when one has to deal with demands of e.g. "specialist" book editors
- the publisher needs the content creator to survive, but the inverse is
not so true these days.


On 13 May 2013 17:46, Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com> wrote:

> conferences are important on their own. for instance, right now the
> ISWC is an important conference regardless of the publisher of the
> proceedings. if I wanted to get the 2012 proceedings I may have to pay
> (http://www.springer.com/computer/ai/book/978-3-642-35172-3). do
> publishers pay the ISWC organizers for the right to publish the
> proceedings? I mean, as things are now the ISWC brings people to
> springer, not the other way around.
>
> On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 5:34 PM, Leon Derczynski <leon@dcs.shef.ac.uk>
> wrote:
> > Reliable dissemination.
> >
> > CEUR-WS, ACL Anthology et al. do a valuable, critical job.
> >
> >
> > On 13 May 2013 17:25, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi!
> >>
> >> If we subscribe to science, free and open access to knowledge, what's
> the
> >> purpose of the arrangement between conferences and publishers?
> >>
> >> -Sarven
> >> http://csarven.ca/#i
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
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Leon R A Derczynski
Research Associate, NLP Group

Department of Computer Science
University of Sheffield
Regent Court, 211 Portobello
Sheffield S1 4DP, UK

+45 5157 4948
http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~leon/
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