Publishing at the British Institute of Radiology: A case study - Anderton - 2020 - Learned Publishing - Wiley Online Library
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- The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) receives more than 50% of its income from its publishing programme, vital to support its educational, outreach, and advocacy work.
- Radiology has been very slow to adopt open access publishing, mostly because of the paucity of funding in the field – representing only c.5% of articles in the BIR flagship journal.
- Small independent society publishers can be more flexible than larger publishers but rely on networks of support from associations and other societies and reliable suppliers.
- Society publishers have a ready‐made community of readers and authors who value the work of the organization and its publications...."