Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Pay-It-Forward - blog post from Scholarly Kitchen - August 9, 2016

The Pay It Forward Project: Confirming What We Already Knew About Open Access

Pay It Forward
Image via Tom Magliery.
The final report from the University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library’s ambitious “Pay It Forward” study of viable models for a “flip” from the subscription model to full open access (OA) for journal publishing has been released. At acost of $800,000, the study essentially confirms what we already knew from both previous studies and common sense: moving to Gold OA means increased costs for productive research institutions.

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