Friday, February 22, 2008

PL 6/08: Pyrrhus the General

Filed under: library 2.0, research — Tags: , — plinius @ 9:20 pm

cory.jpgInstitutional repositories don’t work as long as they depend on voluntary participation by scholars.

Cory Doctorow at Harvard.

Harvard will now make IR deposit the default rather than the optional choice. Caveat lector has a very interesting, close-to-the-jugular analysis of Harvard’s new policy- which the big academic journals will hate.

The Greek king Pyrrhus of Epirus was hired by the Greek cities of South Italy to help them in their resistance to the expanding Romans. After a bloody battle – which he won, he exlaimed: One more victory like this – and I am finished.



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