Thursday, August 30, 2007

Open access and its discontents

Dr. Free-Ride demolishes some of the anti-open-access arguments put forward by an organization called PRISM - Partnership for Research Integrity in Science & Medicine. I certainly agree with her concluding thought:

... I'd be thrilled if this lobbying group would choose some word other than "Integrity" to fill in the "I" in their acronym. At least in the context of scientific practice, it's not clear that they understand what integrity means.