From: "Pikas, Christina K." <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:36:24 -0500
Springer issued a very reasonable statement, IMO:
From: Rick Anderson <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:57:58 +0000
Cyril Labbé deserves the publishing industry's gratitude for
uncovering this serious problem with two toll-access publishers.
Here's hoping his findings get a more appropriate reception than the
defensiveness, personal attacks, and misrepresentations that greeted
John Bohannon when he exposed a similar problem with 157 OA
Assoc. Dean for Scholarly Resources & Collections Marriott Library,
University of Utah [log in to unmask]
On 2/25/14 4:30 PM, "LIBLICENSE" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>From: Jean-Claude Guédon <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:44:50 -0500
>We all know that the value added by publishers is peer review....
>And it is what justifies the "reasonable" prices of access licenses...
>Perhaps the "rogue" category of journals should be considerably enlarged.
>Le lundi 24 février 2014 à 21:48 -0500, LIBLICENSE a écrit :
>From: Ann Okerson <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:42:31 -0500
>The news du jour: "The publishers Springer and IEEE are removing more
>than 120 papers from their subscription services after a French
>researcher discovered that the works were computer-generated nonsense."
>In today's article by reporter Richard Van Noorden, you can even find
>out how to make a start on your own gibberish paper. These were
>published mainly in conference proceedings.