"I certainly never write a review about a book I don't think worth reviewing, a flat-out bad book, unless it's an enormously fashionable bad book." --
says, John Gardner in Conversations with John Gardner
Quoted from 'Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations'     Edited by Mohamed Taher & L S Ramaiah. ISBN: 8185689423 (New Delhi , Aditya, 1994) p.150. Available @ Amazon.com

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Web journals threaten peer-review system

Thanks Pamela J Howard, for this information.

Found on MSN.COM
Web journals threaten peer-review system (9/30/06)
Scientists frustrated with academic journals can publish research online
By Alicia Chang, Associated Press
Updated: 5:01 p.m. ET Oct 1, 2006

LOS ANGELES - Scientists frustrated by the iron grip that academic journals hold over their research can now pursue another path to fame by taking their research straight to the public online. Instead of having a group of hand-picked scholars review

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