Open Access: free ‘from having to sell’

Eve, Martin Paul (2014) Open Access: free ‘from having to sell’. School of Advanced Study Blogs .

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The economics of scholarly publishing are incredibly tangled. Even Harvard University cannot afford all the material that its researchers need to conduct their work. In this piece, Dr Martin Eve picks apart the histories and economics that have led to the open access movement, arguing that we need to move away from a purely market-driven sales approach for access to research.

Keywords:open access, oaopen, NotOAChecked
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P410 Electronic Publishing
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
ID Code:15835
Deposited On:29 Oct 2014 14:39

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