Between a rock and a hard place: the big squeeze for small publishers

Prosser, David C. Between a rock and a hard place: the big squeeze for small publishers. Learned Publishing, 2004, vol. 17, n. 1, pp. 17-22. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The combination of decreased income as a result of the RoweCom collapse, cuts in library budgets internationally, and the success of ‘Big Deal’ bundling arrangements has serious repercussions for smaller and society publishers. This paper argues that the scholarly communications environment is going to become increasingly hostile for these publishers and that their best chance of survival may be to adapt to new business models.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Society publishers, effects of big deals, open access
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues.
Depositing user: David C Prosser
Date deposited: 13 Apr 2004
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 11:58


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