<CPOV> Elsevier Versus Wikipedia: Academics Revolt Against Giant Publisher

Geert Lovink geert at xs4all.nl
Sat May 12 11:52:22 CEST 2012

Subject: [corp-watchers] DailyBlog: Academics Revolt Against Giant  
Date: 2012-05-11 22:02
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Elsevier Versus Wikipedia: Academics Revolt Against Giant Publisher
Pratap Chatterjee
May 11th, 2012

Over 11,000 academics have pledged to boycott Elsevier, the Dutch  
publishing giant, for profiting off their work and making it  
unavailable to the general public. Now Jimmy Wales, the founder of  
Wikipedia, plans to turn the world of corporate academic publishing on  
its head.

See http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=15725

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