Public Library of Science / License
Jaime E. Villate
villate at gnu.org
Thu Dec 19 15:09:07 UTC 2002
On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 02:52:49PM +0100, Daniel Zimmel wrote:
> It is not easy to compete with established commercial publishers, so
> these initiatives need support.
> I think there are some interesting things under way, and we will see
> lots of free software involved. It would be good to follow these events
> from our side.
> BTW, this year I finished my thesis in librarianship dealing with some
> of these models and how they may affect the academic libraries (and
> their heavily stressed budgets). Unfortunately it is in German, but
> those interested may access the full text next month.
I'd like to know your opinion on http://arxiv.org/ which since 1991 has become
a very important scientific reference in some fields of Physics and
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