[PET] PET Digest, Vol 49, Issue 8
Aleecia M. McDonald
aleecia at aleecia.com
Fri Jun 15 20:01:18 BST 2012
On Jun 15, 2012, at 8:02 AM, R. Jason Cronk wrote:
> Perhaps a middle ground might be to flag those conferences that are not open access; a scarlet letter, if you will, saying "yes we'll allow the CFP posted on the list but not without a public reprimand." How you actually accomplish this is up to you.
I wouldn't mind at all seeing a prefatory note of publication policy, and see the definitions / phrasing as moderator's privilege. I admit it's not something I've paid attention to when selecting venues in the past, and adding that as one of the considerations for where I submit would be a fine thing.
That PETS is having trouble getting a publisher to support an open approach does seem like a rather strong argument against barring such CFPs outright.
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