[OPE-L:7443] [OPE-L:976] Re: Re: online journal

Paul Cockshott (clyder@gn.apc.org)
Wed, 12 May 1999 13:39:34 +0100

-----Original Message-----
From: Ajit Sinha <sinha@cdedse.ernet.in>
To: ope-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu <ope-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu>
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 1999 11:05 AM
Subject: [OPE-L:972] Re: online journal

>> I would like to raise the possibility that ope sponsor an online
>> journal of marxist economics.
>> By an online journal I mean a web server that would contain
>> articles that had been peer reviewed by list members. The
>> journal articles would allow us to develop arguments in greater
>> detail and more carefully than is possible in the rather hurried
>> medium of an online list.
>> Such online peer review journals already exist in physics
>> and are about to start for the life sciences.
>> Would list members be willing to act as referees for such
>> a journal?
>Paul, If it is going to be journal written by people from within
>ope-l, then I think we do not have the critical mass to carry on
>with a meaningful journal. If you want to start an open on-line
>journal, then that's a different matter and has more viability in
>my opinion. Cheers, ajit sinha
I think it should be open, but that if sufficient OPE people are
agreeable and since we have email contact with them, they
could provide a pool of referees and some editors.