The costs and benefits to the research community of Open Access: A briefing paper

This briefing paper describes where the main costs lie in providing Open Access and in the traditional subscription-based system. It provides indicative costs for Green and Gold Open Access and summarises studies to date on the comparative costs of different systems of scholarly communication.


External Content (the link will open in a new tab)

Similar resources

Authors: Alma Swan
Publication year: 2016
Language: English (EN)
Level of knowledge: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required
Usage rights:

Attribution - CC-BY

Audience