Soon, Nobody Will Read Academic Journals Illegally — the Studies Worth Reading Will Be Free
It’s a dirty open secret in academia. Scholars work very hard to prove their work is worth taxpayers’ money, but then publish it in journals that are prohibitively expensive—not just for taxpayers but academics themselves.
Do Last Week's European Copyright Votes Show Publishers Have Captured European Politics?
A small change would open up a whole new class of works for which publishers could demand payment for the use of small snippets, apparently including works that the author had released under an open access license.