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  • From: Zimanyi Magdolna <mzimanyi AT>
  • To: fizinfo <fizinfo AT>
  • Subject: [Fizinfo] Scientists Organize Elsevier Boycott
  • Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 00:51:10 +0100 (CET)
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T. lista,

egy hírt továbbítok az alábbi címről:

"The academic publisher Elsevier has attracted controversy for its high prices, the practice of bundling journals for sale to libraries and its support for legislation such as SOPA and the Research Works Act. Fields medal-winning mathematician Tim Gowers decided to go public with a blog post describing how he'll no longer have anything to do with Elsevier journals, and suggesting that a public website where mathematicians and scientists could register their support for an Elsevier boycott would further the cause. Such a website now exists, with hundreds of academics signing-up so far. John Baez has a nice write-up of the problem and possible solutions."


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  • [Fizinfo] Scientists Organize Elsevier Boycott, Zimanyi Magdolna, 01/28/2012

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