CAPES está de ‘brincanagem’

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Recebi o seguinte e-mail da UNICAMP: Informamos que, por determinacao da CAPES, a partir do dia 06/05/2016 as Universidades Estaduais Paulistas passarao a ter acesso centralizado ao conteudo do Portal de Periodicos Capes somente pelo endereco: www.periodicos.capes.gov.br . Com isso, a unica forma de acesso sera pelo Portal de Periodicos. Outros buscadores (Google, Bing, sites das editoras, etc), nao mais funcionarao. As opcoes de busca disponiveis no portal do SBU, nas abas todos, bases de dados, e-periodicos e e-books, que congregam os conteudos assinados tanto pela Unicamp quanto pela CAPES, estao sendo corrigidos e em breve estarao em pleno funcionamento. […]

Forwarding the message “Guerilla Open Access Manifesto”

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Am I the only one who thinks this is totally correct? Specially in brazilian case, where most of the scientific knowledge produced is funded by government, which means the tax payers, whose majority cannot access the private scientific databases? Well, let’s think about it. Guerilla Open Access Manifesto Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world’s entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations. Want to read the papers featuring the most […]