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What is up with the self archiving policies of APA Journals?

July 18, 2008 1 comment

Problem statement: Journal publishers (APA) intentionally and dishonestly associating Green OA with high costs.
Motivation: APA’s recent (but already retracted, yay) announcement concerning a $2500 fee for depositing in PubMed Central (PMC), the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, got on my nerves. And Stevan Harnad defending it because he does not like NIH’s OA mandate is not helping, either.
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