Open Access Publishing and Freeing the Scientific Literature
Saturday, January 16 – 3:15 – 4:20pm
B. Open Access Publishing and Freeing the Scientific Literature (or Why Freedom is about more than just not paying for things) – Jonathan Eisen
Description: Open Access (OA) publishing in science has and continues to spread. We will discuss a variety of issues relating to OA publishing including different types of OA, why “open” and “free (as in no cost)” mean different things, the latest government and university mandates on OA publishing, financial aspects of OA, and the interdependence of OA and other forms of open science.