[Taxacom] e-only from Do rogue taxonomists need rogue publishers?
Richard.Zander at mobot.org
Wed Feb 10 17:44:38 CST 2010
Page charges? The open access journals are charging big bucks as editorial charges. US$800 for Open Journal of Evolution. Thousands for other "open" journals. Sounds like mon and pop taxonomic journals are a genuine service in one respect.
Richard H. Zander
Missouri Botanical Garden
PO Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166 U.S.A.
richard.zander at mobot.org
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] e-only from Do rogue taxonomists need rogue publishers?
Stephen Thorpe wrote:
>So it all comes down to money - and the big question is this: if
>overheads are reduced by e-only, then what will the extra profits
>made by publishers be used for?
Ummm...to get rid of page charges once and for all?
Doug Yanega Dept. of Entomology Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0314 skype: dyanega
phone: (951) 827-4315 (standard disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
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