The for-profit journal giants are still making a motza. A new study shows how
The big five publishers have adapted their publishing models to keep making money, as Stefanie Haustein (Uni Ottawa) and colleagues explain in a NEW PAPER.*
“Although OA was meant to remove inequities and break the oligopoly’s control of the traditional scholarly market, these publishers have found a new revenue by equating (open access) with article processing charges and are now exerting their power in this system,” they write.