Open access publishing: a viable solution for society publishers
Authors: Cooney-McQuat, Sarah; Busch, Stefan; Kahn, Deborah
Source: Learned Publishing, Volume 23, Number 2, April 2010 , pp. 101-105(5)
Abstract:The open access (OA) business model has established itself as a viable alternative to traditional subscription-based publishing and is an option that societies should now realistically consider for their journals. This paper outlines how the OA model can work for societies, and presents a number of case studies that demonstrate how it is already working in practice.
Document Type: Case Report
Publication date: April 2010
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