Learned society business models and open access: overview of a recent JISC-funded study
Author: Waltham, Mary
Source: Learned Publishing, Volume 19, Number 1, January 2006 , pp. 15-30(16)
Abstract:A summary of the findings of a study which included an in-depth exploration of journal business and pricing models of nine learned societies in the context of their requirements and of the open access (OA) business model. Detailed information on current trends in revenue costs and surplus is included. The article considers whether and how OA can be adopted by the representative sample of STM publishers.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 2006
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