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Fast-Forward on the Green Road to Open Access: The Case Against Mixing Up Green and Gold

Fast-Forward on the Green Road to Open Access: The Case Against Mixing Up Green and Gold
Fast-Forward on the Green Road to Open Access: The Case Against Mixing Up Green and Gold
This is a critique of Jean-Claude Guedon's "The 'Green' and 'Gold' Roads to Open Access: The Case for Mixing and Matching"(Serials Review 30(4) 2004). J-CG thinks that what needs to be self-archived is unpublished papers (preprints), and that peer review then somehow needs to be added, in order to make the preprints into validated publications. But what needs to be self-archived is peer-reviewed, published postprints. Those have already been validated. JC-G is mixing up Gold OA (OA journal publishing) and Green OA (OA self-archiving of non-OA journal articles).
open access, self-archiving, institutional repository, citation impact
Harnad, Stevan
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Harnad, Stevan
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Harnad, Stevan (2005) Fast-Forward on the Green Road to Open Access: The Case Against Mixing Up Green and Gold. Ariadne, 43.

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This is a critique of Jean-Claude Guedon's "The 'Green' and 'Gold' Roads to Open Access: The Case for Mixing and Matching"(Serials Review 30(4) 2004). J-CG thinks that what needs to be self-archived is unpublished papers (preprints), and that peer review then somehow needs to be added, in order to make the preprints into validated publications. But what needs to be self-archived is peer-reviewed, published postprints. Those have already been validated. JC-G is mixing up Gold OA (OA journal publishing) and Green OA (OA self-archiving of non-OA journal articles).

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Published date: January 2005
Additional Information: Commentary On: The "Green" and "Gold" Roads to Open Access: The Case for Mixing and Matching. Jean-Claude Guedon Serials Review 30(4) 2004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.serrev.2004.09.005
Keywords: open access, self-archiving, institutional repository, citation impact
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 260675
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/260675
PURE UUID: 5325256a-8119-499c-bc60-ec13b4fdfc6e
ORCID for Stevan Harnad: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6153-1129

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2005
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:05

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