The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0266 Tuesday, 6 May 2008
Date: Monday, 05 May 2008 15:33:28 -0400
Subject: 19.0260 A Problem of Access
Comment: Re: SHK 19.0260 A Problem of Access
>The ideal solution, of course, is Open
>Acess: nobody should give the results of
>their publicly-funded research to an
>organization, even a not-for-profit one
>like Project Muse (via publication in a
>commercial journal), that sells it on.
>This knowledge already belongs to the
>citizens who paid for it.
Does this mean that the recipient of a research grant should not publish
the results of the research in any journal that charges a subscription
fee? Why stop there; shouldn't an academic whose research is publicly
funded refuse to lecture on the subject to students who have to pay tuition?
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