How We Pay for Publishing

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Article discussing how we pay for scholarly publishing. Since at least the late 1970s, when stresses in the market for scholarly literature began to show, there have been calls to redistribute how the production and dissemination of scholarly literature are paid for. The motivations are addressing the "free rider problem" of institutions without presses and, more recently, increasing overall access to the literature. In particular, the last few years have seen schemes such as SCOAP3 and Knowledge Unlatched and proposals from K | N Consultants and a joint task force of the Association of Research Libraries and the American Association ... continued below

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Hawkins, Kevin S. November 22, 2014.

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Article discussing how we pay for scholarly publishing. Since at least the late 1970s, when stresses in the market for scholarly literature began to show, there have been calls to redistribute how the production and dissemination of scholarly literature are paid for. The motivations are addressing the "free rider problem" of institutions without presses and, more recently, increasing overall access to the literature. In particular, the last few years have seen schemes such as SCOAP3 and Knowledge Unlatched and proposals from K | N Consultants and a joint task force of the Association of Research Libraries and the American Association of Universities. These plans to establish new business models are summarized.

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This is a preprint version of an article forthcoming in Against the Grain.

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  • Against the Grain, 2014, Charleston: Against the Grain, LLC

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  • Publication Title: Against the Grain
  • Volume: 26
  • Issue: 6

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  • November 22, 2014

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Hawkins, Kevin S. How We Pay for Publishing, article, November 22, 2014; [Charleston, South Carolina]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461693/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .