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Opinion

The impact of open access on biomedical research

Harold Varmus, David Lipman, Paul Ginsparg and Barry P Markovitz

Citation and License

Genome Biology 2000, 1:comment2003-comment2003.1  doi:10.1186/gb-2000-1-3-comment2003

Published: 15 September 2000

Abstract

A series of reports - and extracts of reports - from the Freedom of Information Conference, 6-7 July, 2000, New York Academy of Medicine. The conference was sponsored by BioMed Central, to promote debate about the communication and validation of biomedical research published on the internet. Details of the meeting and all presentations are available in full online at http://biomedcentral.com/info/conference.asp webcite