Still unaware of the problem with scientific publishing? -> Amount paid by UK universities to big publishers hiked *19%* in 4 years (!) according to figures obtained from 18 institutions under Freedom of Information requests via #OpenScience
Subscriptions to academic journals are costing leading UK universities almost £4 million a year on average, new data obtained by reveal
Data obtained from 18 institutions shows that the majority of universities’ journal subscriptions is typically spent with , , Wiley-Blackwell, and
Subscriptions to academic journals are costing UK's Russell Group universities almost £4 a year on average, new figures reveal.
Data obtained from 18 institutions shows that the majority of universities’ journal subscriptions is typically spent with , , Wiley-Blackwell, and
Top universities’ journal subscriptions ‘average £4 million’ via
Top universities’ journal subscriptions ‘average £4 million’ via
Top universities’ journal subscriptions ‘average £4 million’
Subscription deals with “big players” such as Elsevier, Springer and Wiley are usually negotiated on universities’ behalf by , Glasgow added, “who take a tough line on the high increases proposed”. Though line, LOL! HT
UK universities on average waste £4 million each year on journal subscriptions, up 19% over 4 years. So many better ways that money could be better spent. HT
“Data obtained from 18 Russell Group institutions under [FOI] requests show that the majority of this outlay is typically spent with the five major academic publishing houses: Reed-Elsevier, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Taylor & Francis and Sage.”
Surely it's worth looking at a pay per download model? Top universities’ journal subscriptions ‘average £4 million’ via