Michael W. Carroll

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Scientific authors who pay to publish their articles in an open-access publication should be congratulated for doing so. They also should be aware that they may not be getting full open access from some publications that charge for publication under the ''open access'' label. Two features define an open-access publication: (1) the published contents are(More)
1. Heading for the open road: costs and benefits of transitions in scholarly communications. London: Research Information Network, 2011 (http://www.rin.ac.uk/our-work/ communicating-and-disseminating-research/ heading-open-road-costs-and-benefitstransitions-s). 2. Davis PM. The effect of public deposit of scientific articles on readership. Physiologist(More)
1 For example, the New York Times has added a weekly " Patents " column in its business section, reflecting general interest in patent developments. 2 Information exhibits public goods characteristics because it may be " consumed " non-rivalrously and is imperfectly excludable by those who " produce " useful information. Economists conclude that these(More)
1 Message 42 Spam We live in a world where consumers actively resist marketing. So it's important to stop marketing at people. The idea is to create an environment where consumers will market to each other 1. Definitely, this idea does not refer to direct marketing at people in the form of unsolicited commercial communication, i.e. spam! Spam is a teething(More)
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