The November issue of Genome Technology contains a five-part cover story on OA by Meredith Salisbury. Here are the articles, with GT’s own blurbs:
- Ready or Not, Here Comes Open Access
Sure, you’d rather focus on science than on debates about open access. But the decisions made today about publishing models are relevant not only to your work, but also to the future of biomedical research. So pay attention.
- Open Access: What Does It All Mean?
Definitions and key players
- Many Flavors of Open Access
When people refer to open access journals, there are actually a number of different models that they have in mind.
- An Acquisition, an Association, and a Celebration
Recent news in open access
- PubMed Central: The ‘Mildly Destabilizing’ Compromise
PubMed Central has become a critical component of the scientific research landscape, but 10 years ago it was just a gleam in Harold Varmus’s eye.
- Reluctant Publishers and the Birth of PLoS
Pat Brown, Michael Eisen, and Harold Varmus have become the face of the Public Library of Science, but none of them ever set out to be a publisher.