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Article Processing Charges (APCs) and the new enclosure of research

Sivertsen, Gunnar and Zhang, Lin (2022) Article Processing Charges (APCs) and the new enclosure of research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Drawing on a recent analysis of APC pricing and movements within the commercial publishing sector, Gunnar Sivertsen and Lin Zhang argue that APCs have now firmly established themselves as the predominant business model for academic publishing. Highlighting the inequalities inherent to this model, they posit now is the time to consider alternatives.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2022 10:36
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2022 10:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116518

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