Economics of scholarly communication in transition

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Title: Economics of scholarly communication in transition
Authors: Morrison, Heather
Date: 2013-08-05
Abstract: Academic library budgets are the primary source of revenue for scholarly journal publishing. There is more than enough money in the budgets of academic libraries to fund a fully open access scholarly journal publishing system. Seeking efficiencies, such as a reasonable average cost per article, will be key to a successful transition. This paper presents macro–level economic data and analysis illustrating the key factors and potential for cost savings.
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10393/24376
http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/4370/3685
CollectionSciences de l'information // Information Studies - Publications
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