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2010-09-27 06:04:00

WARSAW, Poland, September 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Versita today announced the launch of Versita Open, where publishers of scholarly journals can choose an open access model and services that best serve their needs. Versita Open has already attracted over 200 journals across numerous disciplines and expects to publish 500 journals in the near future. Versita Open (http://www.versitaopen.com) is an Open Access (OA) platform, which does not impose any open access model on...

2009-02-21 09:42:03

New research challenges assumption that having research published in open access journals and other free sources leads to more exposure and citations If you offer something of value to people for free while someone else charges a hefty sum of money for the same type of product, one would logically assume that most people would choose the free option. According to new research in today's edition of the journal Science, if the product in question is access to scholarly papers and research, that...

2005-10-11 13:59:26

The first substantial study of the quickly evolving landscape of open-access publishing has found that about 40 per cent of the surveyed journals providing full open access to their articles are not yet covering their costs and face an uncertain financial future. The new study, "The Facts about Open Access," was sponsored by the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and HighWire Press, with...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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