Publishers Association on role of hybrid journals in open access 2016-04-14


"An editorial posted by the Publishers Association today takes issue with a recent paper by Jisc, SCONUL, RLUK and ARMA: Academic journal markets, their limitation, and the consequences for a transition to Open Access: a thought piece. The Publishers Association – which represents publishers of books, journals and electronic products in the UK – writes: We feel it is important to address the number of criticisms leveled at hybrid journals particularly as available evidence and data point to hybrid journals playing a valuable and important role delivering the open access ambitions of the UK Government and the research community, ensuring high quality research outputs in theUK, and crucially providing choice to researchers ..."


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Date tagged:

04/14/2016, 09:30

Date published:

04/14/2016, 05:30