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Re: Is science on sale this week?

From: Rowe, Matthew <m.rowe@lancaster.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 09:16:18 +0000
To: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@newcastle.ac.uk>
CC: "<beyond-the-pdf@googlegroups.com>" <beyond-the-pdf@googlegroups.com>, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0F685D56FABF1A41A97A993C92477BB2AB5E35@EX-0-MB0.lancs.local>
As authors of accepted papers, don't we have the right to disseminate our work as a pre-prints anyway? I just put mine online anyway, and always have done (and will do) for people to download and read.

Matthew

On 14 May 2013, at 10:12, Phillip Lord wrote:

> 
> ISWC and ESWC are a particular problem because they are both Springer. I
> pulled my paper from publication last year, as they would not do an open
> access option.
> 
> So, with the situation as it stands, I cannot publish any semantic web
> research in either of these two conferences.
> 
> Phil
> 
> Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com> writes:
> 
>> 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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>> 
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> 
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