to a forum of our faculty put on by the library. As a journal editor I have mixed feelings about open access.
On the one hand, research paid for by tax payers should be available to those same folks without further payment. On the other, non-profit journals such as The Biological Bulletin (the journal I edit), add real value to content and need a business model to keep themselves solvent.
Next week off to Sandia National Lab. And Commencement is coming up too. Busy times….