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The invisible hand of peer review

Harnad, Stevan (2000) The invisible hand of peer review. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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The refereed journal literature needs to be freed from both paper and its costs, but not from peer review, whose "invisible hand" is what maintains its quality. The residual cost of online-only peer review is low enough to be recovered from author-institution-end page charges, covered from institutional subscription savings, thereby vouchsafing a toll-free refereed research literature for everyone, everywhere, forever.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:peer review, refereed journals, electonic publishing
Subjects:Electronic Publishing > Archives
ID Code:1646
Deposited By:Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:26 Jun 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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