The Cost of Knowledge

An academic strike — scholars who refuse to publish, edit, or peer review for Elsevier. One wonders about the effectiveness of this, and whether it would be that much more effective to get libraries involved (for instance, by adding a ‘will not subscribe’ option).

Is the only effective argument for Open Access really an economic argument: either you go Open Access, or we’ll make it more costly for you not to do so? And what’s the difference between this sort of argument and force?

The Cost of Knowledge.

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