[LINK] Open access publishing not a threat to research
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Thu Feb 1 19:19:23 EST 2007
At 01:00 PM 30/01/2007, Tom Worthington wrote:
>At 10:57 AM 1/29/2007, Glen Turner wrote:
>>Tom Worthington wrote:
>> > Perhaps some indicator is needed to show those articles for which
>> > authors have paid to have published. ...
>>IEEE and ACM publications usually ask for money. ...
>I hadn't realized they charged.
>ACM charge US$60.00 per page and they say paying is not a condition of
>publication <http://www.acm.org/pubs/surveys/Authors.html#PageCharges>. So
>the average paper of eight pages would cost $US480. One IEEE conference
>has an "additional papers payment" of $200 for the first four pages and
>$100 per page for more.
Can't they just use a Linux Box and PDF converter? Save a bloody fortune?
Or do they hire someone to type each page each time a document is requested ;)
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