You may want to check the article
"NIH Weighs Bold Plan for Online Preprint Publishing"
in the March 12th issue of Science.
blades at novagate.com wrote in message <7cr3i9$p3s$0 at 188.8.131.52>...
>Russ, I understand your concern, and agree with what you proposed. It
>personally hasn't bothered me in my research, but I can imagine how it
> I haven't used the MESH terms at all, instead relying on specific nouns
>relating to my disease in searching MedLine.
>>My overriding concern is the fact that PubMed will not allow downloading of
>journal articles unless one is a "health professional" and has a signed
>contract with a "local health science library" defining costs, methods of
>payment, and method of delivery.
>>This policy denies inexpensive access to medical information often funded
>public tax monies through NIH or through publicly funded universities.
>is outrageous. Physicians and journals have a self interest in keeping
>information from the public, and they succeed only too well.
>edited for brevity....