[Irtalk] New Research Article: “Cost Effectiveness Of Open Access Publications” | LJ INFOdocket

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 14:49:05 SAST 2014

Open access publishing has been proposed as one possible solution to the
serials crisis—the rapidly growing subscription prices in scholarly journal
publishing. How- ever, open access publishing can present economic pitfalls
as well, such as excessive article processing charges.
*We discuss the decision that an author faces when choosing to submit to an
open access journal. We develop an interactive tool to help authors compare
among alternative open access venues and thereby get the most for their
article processing charges. ​*

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