Representative Conyers speaks

Read it here. I’ve got a father-in-law’s 70th birthday, and a reply brief to complete before a response. But stay tuned (and pitch in if you can).

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3 Responses to Representative Conyers speaks

  1. Adi Kamdar says:

    Regarding his peer review argument, as far as I understand, the NIH policy states that scientists must make their articles open a year after initial publication. Doesn’t this mean that the articles, if already published, should have been peer-reviewed already?

    Also, here’s an interesting blog post by Michael Poynder about OA and peer review:

    and a piece from the SPARC OA newsletter:

  2. Rick says:

    Gee…… It sure got quiet around here. :

  3. Kiaser Zohsay says:

    Open-access publishing on the Internet is going to kill the peer-reviewed journal publishing industry, the same way that cassette tapes, home VCR’s, and MP3’s killed all of their respective industries.

    Oh, wait …

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