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PRISM is a Lemon

Peter Suber reports that the Charleston Advisor gave its 2007 Lemon Award to PRISM. I first learned about this from an e-mail:

“The Charleston Advisor (TCA) announced its seventh annual Reader’s Choice Awards for products and services in academic libraries, although “winning” one of these awards isn’t always a good thing. For example, the 2007 Lemon Award went to the Association of American Publishers for PRISM (The Partnership for Research Integrity in Science and Medicine), the controversial web initiative created to oppose efforts to make publicly-funded research free on the web. “These publishers should not bite the hand that feeds them,” warned the Lemon Award’s tart announcement.”