[Irtalk] Elsevier journals — some facts | Gowers's Weblog

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 13:02:04 SAST 2014

*One of the most annoying aspects of the current situation in academic
publishing is that the big publishers don’t want us to know what our
universities are paying for their journals*, so they insist on
confidentiality clauses. As a result, we can’t tell whether we are getting
good value for money, though there is plenty of indirect evidence, and even
some direct evidence, that we are not.

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