Sustainability of Article Publishing Charge to Further Open Access

lkfitz's bookmarks 2018-06-11


[Prathima Appaji, Creative Commons USA] In the field of academic publishing, there are a variety of models. Many journals use ‘reader-pay’ model wherein readers pay a fixed price to access to read. Increasingly, open access journals and hybrid journals are using an ‘author-pay’ model where the author pays a fixed Article Publishing Charge (APC) and the article is made accessible to all readers for free... in many cases, APCs have grown from a small fee to a major one. Click here for more.


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Tags: oa.sustainability oa.fees oa.business_models oa.publishing oa.hybrid oa.costs oa.south oa.obstacles oa.p&t oa.journals oa.economics_of

Date tagged:

06/11/2018, 16:19

Date published:

06/11/2018, 12:19