When open source meets academic publishing: Platinum open access journals

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on May 13, 2022 5:55 PM EDT
Opensource.com; By Joshua Pearce
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Academics routinely give away their work to companies for free—and then they buy it back! Can you imagine a farmer giving away free food and then paying to get it back for dinner? Probably not. Yet academics like me have been trapped for decades in a scheme where we give free work in exchange for job security and then pay millions of dollars a year to read our own writing.

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