Feasibility, Sustainability, and the Subscribe-to-Open Model - The Scholarly Kitchen

peter.suber's bookmarks 2021-04-20


"In this post I’m going to be discussing the feasibility and sustainability of open access (OA) business model du jour: subscribe-to-open (S2O for short). Briefly put, S2O is a model whereby a journal shifts from subscription access to OA, but the libraries who were subscribers under the old model continue paying in order to keep the journal financially viable. Some publishers (such as Annual Reviews) offer a discount to supporting libraries; others (such as IWA Publishing) don’t...."



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Date tagged:

04/20/2021, 10:14

Date published:

04/20/2021, 06:14