[Duraspace] Impact of Social Sciences – The only way to make inflated journal subscriptions unsustainable: Mandate Green Open Access.

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 18:48:53 SAST 2014

In light of further data provided by Tim Gowers on unsustainable costs of
journal subscriptions for academic libraries and stretched university
budgets, Stevan Harnad finds that plans for universities to fund open
access alternatives will also be a burden as 80% of journals are still
subscription-based. *What is needed now is for universities and funders to
develop mutually reinforcing self-archiving policies*, like HEFCE’s new
open access policy for the Research Excellence Framework.

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