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Re: Is science on sale this week?

From: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 10:11:03 +0100
To: <beyond-the-pdf@googlegroups.com>
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <87bo8ekjtk.fsf@zerg32.ncl.ac.uk>

It's a badge of honour. It shows that you are doing something worthy,
and makes it more likely that someone will pay for you to go to the
conference.

Scientific publication ceased to be about communication years ago.

Phil

Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca> writes:

> 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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