[Taxacom] e-only from Do rogue taxonomists need rogue publishers?

Richard Zander 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


From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu on behalf of Doug Yanega
Sent: Wed 2/10/2010 3:34 PM
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)
   "There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness
         is the true method" - Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chap. 82


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