I’ve been speculating on what the academic publishing world would look like with a pay-per-article model. I wonder if we’re headed that way; cf. Eric Hellman’s thoughts on patron-driven acquisition; ebrary’s announcement of a patron-driven acquisition model for ebooks. And our remix culture is heading in that direction, anyway. We don’t consume journals or anthologies [...]
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October 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Uncategorized
June 20th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized
Finally got around to reading this tab I’ve had open for ages (sorry, can no longer remember whom to hat tip!) about a pessimistic take on Elsevier’s business model, and was struck by the following: At the APE Conference in Berlin in January 2010 there were several presentations on article-level impact metrics — it is [...]