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Open Research Conversation: Affordable Access and Publishing

This event includes talks and discussions about how to make scholarly publishing affordable for both readers and authors.

The cost of publishing in and accessing scholarly publications has risen considerably in recent years, with prestige journals setting article processing charges as high as £8000. We will look at what can be done to ensure that publishing remains an option for all researchers, regardless of funding, and ask what will happen if we say ‘no’ to price increases and cancel journal subscriptions.

Speakers include:

Stephen Pinfield, Information School
Peter Barr, University Library
Glenn Waller, Psychology

Slides and recording from the online event on March 9th 2021



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