Posted by: bluesyemre | May 9, 2012

The Open Access Price Wars Have Begun by Joseph Esposito

The ChallengeIf we can set a goal to sequence the human genome for $100, then why can’t we do the same for academic publishing?

  • News reached me today on Twitter that Peter Binfield, Publisher of PLoS ONE, is leaving PLoS to found a new company, Peerj.com. Peerj will be an open access publishing company with a radical new premise: publishing in a scholarly journal can cost a heck of a lot less than the extortionate fees charged by PLoS.

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