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Re: Is science on sale this week?

From: Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 23:32:11 +0200
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To: beyond-the-pdf@googlegroups.com
Cc: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@newcastle.ac.uk>, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
Daniel, I may not be understainding this but it seems that ISWC2012
http://www.springer.com/computer/ai/book/978-3-642-35172-3 has a price
tag of 51.16 Euros.

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 6:42 PM, Daniel Schwabe <dschwabe@gmail.com> wrote:
> All,
> for the record, the ISWC series publishes its proceedings freely accessible on the Web outside Springer Link.
> I personally negotiated this right with Springer when I chaired ISWC 2006.
> This was negotiated for the whole series, not just that year.
> This was backed by SWSA, who promotes the conference series, as they all agreed it would not make sense for a conference like ISWC not to have open, freely accessible proceedings online.
> This has always been the case for the WWW conference series as well.
>
> Cheers
> Daniel
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> On May 14, 2013, at 06:12  - 14/05/13, phillip.lord@newcastle.ac.uk (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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