Webinar on Demand: OA Advocates Weigh in on Democratization of Academic Journals
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"The drumbeat for open access (OA) publishing has grown louder among the academic community, but despite excitement around making scholarship free for readers online there are still concerns about how to do so in a way that’s structurally and economically sustainable. Funding for OA journals, like budgets for serials, still comes from the academy. With some article processing charges creeping into the high thousands of dollars there is concern that OA publishing fees could eventually meet or surpass subscription fees if left unchecked.
On Thursday May 18, 2017 at 4PM EST Scholastica hosted a panel-style webinar titled “OA Advocates Weigh in on the Democratization of Academic Journals.” During the webinar three leading OA Advocates discussed their thoughts on the current state of OA publishing and what’s needed to achieve sustainable OA in the future...."