The Predictable Perverse Effects of Finch Folly -- And How to Protect Against Them
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SH: If you were a journal publisher… what would you do, when faced with a policy like [Finch/RCUK]? ------ RP: What do you predict? ------ SH: The answer is obvious: You would offer to “allow” your authors to pay you for hybrid Gold OA (while continuing to collect your usual subscription revenues) and, for good measure, you would ratchet up the Green OA embargo length (up to the date your grand-children finished their university education!) to make sure your authors pay you for hybrid Gold rather than picking the cost-free option that you fear might eventually pose a risk to your subscription revenues!...
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