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In defense of caution

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Abstract:

Some scholars have urged dramatically new models for scholarly publishing, often condemning learned societies for their failure to embrace those models. Why are societies cautious? Because they have experience. They recognize that many of the enthusiastic efforts to provide open access to all scholarly literature may ultimately have the opposite effect.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1087/095315102320140545

Publication date: 2002-07-01

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  • Editor in Chief: Pippa Smart
    North American Editor: Judy Luther

    Learned Publishing is the journal of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, published in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing. The journal is published quarterly in January/April/July/October.

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