De: Bruno L. Giordano <brungio@xxxxxxxxx>
Enviadas: Segunda-feira, 6 de Agosto de 2012 15:02
Assunto: Re: [AUDITORY] exploitation of "Auditory List" as a free "Article Request" list
independently of how we feel about intellectual property issues, Brian's
message is a useful (and constructive) reminder that this system should
On 06/08/2012 12:38 PM, Marcelo Caetano wrote:
> Dear Brian and members of the list,
> I disagree with Brian's characterization of article requests as "rather
> excessive use of this list for obtaining articles". Personally, I have a
> hunch that the frequent article requests might better reflect flaws in
> the library system (amongs others) rather than plain laziness.
> Unfortunately, I don't have data to confirm this impression (does
> anyone?). However, we usually see immediate responses to article
> requests made on the list, in opposition to the alternatives Brian
> points out. Ultimately, I feel that this discussion is very in line
> with ongoing debates on issues about intellectual and property rights,
> and I think we all could very much benefit from actively engaging in it.
> *De:* Brian FG Katz <brian.katz@xxxxxxxx
> *Para:* AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Enviadas:* Segunda-feira, 6 de Agosto de 2012 11:57
> *Assunto:* [AUDITORY] exploitation of "Auditory List" as a free
> "Article Request" list
> Dear list members,
> I would like to bring to people's attention the rather excessive use
> of this
> list for obtaining articles. While I understand that some articles
> may be
> hard to find, being old, or in obscure journals, the constant flow of
requests for articles that are clearly available, albeit for a fee, is
> something of an abuse of the list and also the library system.
> Student especially should profit from the systems in place at their
> respective institutions, and if need be actually go to a library. Many
> libraries also offer article retrieval services, which should be *fully*
> exploited before make a global request to the open community.
> Students are also encouraged to contact the authors directly to obtain
> difficult articles, as a means of expressing interest, and possibly
> a dialog.
> Only as a last resort should the list be used as a resource for "freely"
> obtaining your bibliographic references.
> -Brian FG Katz
> Brian FG Katz, Ph.D
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