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The Economics of Open Access Publishing

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This special issue of Economic Analysis and Policy is devoted to try and understand the academic publishing industry and in particular the recent move towards open access, as EAP has done in 2008. The various articles examine the motivations, the challenges and the roadblocks for authors, editors, publishers, libraries and readers. It also highlights some of the benefits of open access beyond the obvious increase in readership. Several examples from journal editors, content management providers and bibliographic data distributors are also provided.

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Article provided by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance in its journal Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP).

Volume (Year): 39 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 49-52

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Handle: RePEc:eap:articl:v39:y:2009:i:1:p:49-52

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Keywords: Open Access; academic publishing; pre-prints;

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  1. The Economics of Open Access Publishing
    by Christian Zimmermann in RePEc blog on 2009-04-24 01:43:24

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