Friday, March 02, 2007

Rethinking your role...

The BBC has published this article about a petition by European institutions requesting a that all government funded research should be easily available to the public - you can read the article here

Particularly, the idea of providing open access to government funded research publications seems a sensible move. However, the whole picture is a bit more complex, I guess. The article nicely points out what it may be the fundamental question regarding the discussion on "To Open or Not To Open", which is the role of researchers in disseminating information.

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