David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Economic Methodology 9 (3):317-335 (2002)
The journal acquisition budget of libraries is not increasing at the same rate as subscription rates, creating the serials crisis. Many solutions have been proposed including the freely available electronic journal. However, all the solutions suffer the same Faustian grip--namely that the actors in the academic publishing game have little or no incentive to stop publishing in the current journals. We examine those incentives concluding that even with a better, more efficient technology, the actors will not change from the current academic publishing institution, and the serials crisis will remain.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Udo Schüklenk (2011). Publishing Bioethics and Bioethics – Reflections on Academic Publishing by a Journal Editor. Bioethics 25 (2):57-61.
Justin Solomon (2009). Programmers, Professors, and Parasites: Credit and Co-Authorship in Computer Science. Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (4):467-489.
Thom Brooks (2012). The Academic Journal Editor: Secrets Revealed. Journal of Moral Philosophy 9 (3):313-325.
J. Angelo Corlett (2009). Moral Integrity and Academic Research. Journal of Academic Ethics 7 (1-2):45-49.
John MacKenzie Owen (2002). The New Dissemination of Knowledge: Digital Libraries and Institutional Roles in Scholarly Publishing. Journal of Economic Methodology 9 (3):275-288.
Brigitte Stemmer, Marianne Corre & Yves Joanette, The Mind and Brain Scholar as a Hitch-Hiker in Post-Gutenberg Galaxy: Publishing at 2000 and Beyond.
Michael Nentwich (2004). Quality Control in Academic Publishing: Challenges in the Age of Cyberscience. Poiesis and Praxis 3 (3):181-198.
Iain Pirie (2009). The Political Economy of Academic Publishing. Historical Materialism 17 (3):31-60.
Liviu Andreescu (2013). Self-Plagiarism in Academic Publishing: The Anatomy of a Misnomer. [REVIEW] Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (3):775-797.
Holly Randell-Moon, Nicole Anderson, Tracey Bretag, Anthony Burke, Sue Grieshaber, Anthony Lambert, David Saltmarsh & Nicola Yelland (2011). Journal Editing and Ethical Research Practice: Perspectives of Journal Editors. Ethics and Education 6 (3):225 - 238.
Richard Wellen (2004). Taking on Commercial Scholarly Journals: Reflections on the 'Open Access' Movement. [REVIEW] Journal of Academic Ethics 2 (1):101-118.
Katja Mruck & Günter Mey (2008). Using the Internet for Scientific Publishing: FQS as an Example. Poiesis and Praxis 5 (2):113-123.
Deborah Poff (2009). Reflections on Ethics in Journal Publications. Journal of Academic Ethics 7 (1-2):51-55.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2012-02-20
Total downloads1 ( #647,746 of 1,726,994 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #369,858 of 1,726,994 )
How can I increase my downloads?