Open Exce$$ Publishing

TitleOpen Exce$$ Publishing
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsConnolly, P, Althaus, RA, Brinkman, A, Jones, C, Skipper, RB
Corporate AuthorsAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics,
Pagination1 p,
Date Published01/2014
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication LanguageEnglish
KeywordsAuthorship , Library and Information Science , MEDICINE , SCIENCE
AbstractPeer-reviewed open access publishing gives end users free access to online peer-reviewed journals. Authors are responsible for the cost of publishing articles in open-access journals, in contrast to the traditional model of publishing, where the cost is borne by the publisher who offsets this cost through charges such as subscriptions. While open access publishing puts a financial burden on the author, it also reaches a wider audience and gives individuals timelier access to scientific advances. However, the financial burden for scholars who lack financial support can be huge, and can impede their careers.
Notes© Peggy Connolly, Ruth Ann Althaus, Anthony Brinkman, Robert Boyd Skipper 2013 Case from the 2014 Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics http://appe.indiana.edu/ethics-bowl/ethics-bowl/
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/EEL/Open%20excess.pdf
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