The lack of transparency and competition in the academic publishing market in Europe and beyond
peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-11-07
"The European University Association (EUA), representing 800 universities over Europe and 33 National Rectors Conferences, is very concerned about possible irregularities concerning pricing and market conditions in the research publishing sector. We find that the current lack of transparency and competition is harmful to knowledge dissemination and the progress towards a European science system based on Open Science. With this communication, EUA, on the initial initiative of Universities Denmark, is asking the European Commission, DG Competition to undertake a European analysis of pricing and competition within the large industry of research publishing...."