Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-25-2018

Keywords

Open access, Scholarly publishing, Big deal, Article processing charge, Business models, Subscription models

Abstract

In this paper the author examines from a library perspective some of the complications with transitioning to an open access model for journal publishing; how costs that support publishing efforts may shift from readers to researchers; what’s happening within the library community with regard to assessing the value of subscriptions; and what universities may come to expect from content providers as private funders take a more visible role in mandating the “openness” of research information.

Publication Statement

This article was originally published under a CC BY-NC license as:

Levine-Clark, M. (2018). Open access and its impact on access and subscriptions. Information Services & Use, 38(1-2), 41-43. DOI: 10.3233/ISU-180008

Copyright Statement / License for Reuse

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License



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