Puzzling over the economics of academic journals

Oliver Marc Hartwich of the Centre for Independent Studies wrote in the Australian about the academic journal industry. He was just as puzzled about it as Fourcultures has been. Continue reading “Puzzling over the economics of academic journals”

More on Open Access journals

Just a few links really, call it self-education…

There’s a new popular book out about some of the issues. Viral Spiral by David Bollier. (also exists as free pdf download).

And The Access Principle is a bit of a classic (if anything can be after just four years). Free pdf requires registration.

A real world case study I found illuminating, on the Canadian Journal of Sociology.

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