Posted by: bluesyemre | June 20, 2012

Money Talks – How Audience Priorities and Publishing Incentives Can Lead to Unusual OA Behaviors

  • Two interesting developments occurred recently in the world of open access (OA) publishing, The first is the news from Hindawi that, as part of launching ISRN Oceanography, they will begin paying authors to produce review articles. The articles are being positioned as solo-author reviews called “Spotlight Articles,” and may only be submitted upon invitation. The second interesting twist involving OA, money, editorial material, and publishing is the news that Peter Suber, a long-time advocate of OA publishing, is releasing a book with MIT Press — a book with a list price of US$12.95 (US$9.99 for the e-book).

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