Science publishers unite online

Joel Rickett</p><p>
Some of the world's largest scientific and scholarly publishers have collaborated to develop an electronic reference-linking service that promises to revolutionise access to research on the Internet.</p><p>
Each publisher will set its own access standards, and will determine what information is available to researchers who are following links. Content owners will then decide whether to give access on a subscription or pay-per-view basis.</p><p>
The service, based on a prototype developed by Wiley and the Academic Press, takes advantage of the recently launched Digita...

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