[Irtalk] Anticipation and Antidotes for Publisher Back-Pedalling on Green OA - Open Access Archivangelism

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed May 27 16:47:41 SAST 2015

*It is a bit disappointing to hear an OA advocate characterize Green OA as
parasitic on publishers*, when OA’s fundamental rationale has been that
publishers are parasitic on researchers and referees’ work as well as its
public funding. But perhaps when the OA advocate is a publisher, the
motivation changes…


*​Who is the biggest "parasite", Elsevier or the green OA IR's?​*
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