Watch out for-profit publishers

For-profit journal publishing is doomed – Sydney’s friend of the people, the Daily Telegraph is a wake-up to the business model.

In an harrumpathon about research he does not think much of Jack Houghton is aghast that, “despite Australians forking out millions of dollars to fund the research, in some cases, the final products are often being put behind paywalls and cannot be accessed by the general public without paying a fee.”

Yes, Mr Houghton’s copy is pay for view but CMM very much doubts that the Australian Research Council funded him to write it.


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