Scholars Favor Open-Access Journals, but Some Say Quality and Fees Are Concerns

“A new survey of nearly 40,000 scholars across the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences shows that almost 90% of them believe open-access journals are good for the research community and the individual researcher. But charges for publishing and the perception that open-access journals are of lower quality than traditional publications deter scholars from the open-access route …” (more)

[Josh Fischman, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 February]

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