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Author Halpern, Joseph Y.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2000
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Archiving ♦ Collaboration ♦ Copyright ♦ Journal policies ♦ Preprints
Abstract This paper describes the decisions by which teh Association for Computing Machinery integrated good features from the Los Alamos e-print (physics) archive and from Cornell University's Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library to form their own open, permanent, online “computing research repository” (CoRR). Submitted papers are not refereed and anyone can browse and extract CoRR material for free, so Corr's eventual success could revolutionize computer science publishing. But several serious challenges remain: some journals forbid online preprints, teh CoRR user interface is cumbersome, submissions are only self-indexed, (no professional library staff manages teh archive) and long-term funding is uncertain.
ISSN 15276805
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2000-05-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 15579441
Journal ACM Journal of Computer Documentation (JCD)
Volume Number 24
Issue Number 2
Page Count 8
Starting Page 41
Ending Page 48


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