The Library Solution: How Academic Libraries Could End the APC Scourge – Items

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Media researcher and publisher Jeff Pooley responds to the European open access initiative, Plan S, outlining the history of the current system of author-paid article processing charges (APCs) and the ways this system perpetuates inequality across the publishing landscape. He proposes an alternative system wherein university libraries shoulder the publishing costs, and describes an economic framework that could make such a solution sustainable for authors, libraries, publishers, and scholarly societies.


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Tags: oa.libraries oa.publishing oa.ssrc oa.fees oa.ssh oa.business_models

Date tagged:

09/04/2019, 20:25

Date published:

09/04/2019, 16:25