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Open access to science!

PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2016 1:54 pm
by germanforestgump
The interruption of knowledge transfer is not a catastrophe which may eventually happen in far future.
It happens now every day when people get no access to knowledge for better decisions because they are poor.

This lack of access kills people every day!

The biggest barrier to open access is a scientific system who allows the providers of science journals to make a profit of about 30%
on reseach results, financed with common money.

Its a scientific system where the establishment keeps their privilegues by monopolising the access to informations, jobs and positions.

But more and more people are not willing to accept this any longer:
They say: All research papers should be free! ... .html?_r=3