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Message from ISCB

ISCB Public Policy Statement on Open Access to Scientific and Technical Research Literature

  • Richard H. Lathrop,
  • Burkhard Rost,
  • ISCB Membership mail,

    admin@iscb.org

    Current signatories are at http://www.iscb.org/iscb-policy-statements/literature_open_access/signatories

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  • ISCB Executive Committee,
  • ISCB Board of Directors,
  • ISCB Public Affairs Committee
  • Published: February 24, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002014
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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Knowledge provides more than economic benifit

Posted by gary01 on 25 Feb 2011 at 11:22 GMT

A note to thank all involved in putting this decision forward in a very active way. I believe you are absolutely right. I guess how successful you are in strengthening understanding of so many topics that have open access today, will not always be immediately obvious. But in the longer term, we know that better education contributes significantly to the quality of decisions taken in our lifetime. Some of this benefit might be shared with other species. That too is positive. Thank you.

No competing interests declared.