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Film Screening - Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

Join us for a film screening:

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, produced by Jason Schmitt, provides focus on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google.

Check out our series of events and presentations on a variety of “open” topics for Open October


Monday, October 15, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Event Organizer

Elizabeth Fowler

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