A Cooperative Publishing Model for Sustainable Scholarship

  title={A Cooperative Publishing Model for Sustainable Scholarship},
  author={Robert Schroeder and Robert E. Siegel},
  journal={Journal of Scholarly Publishing},
  pages={86 - 98}
  • Robert Schroeder, Robert E. Siegel
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Scholarly Publishing
  • Organizing scholarly publishing as a cooperative business has the promise of making journals more affordable and scholarly publishing more sustainable. The authors describe the development of the modern cooperative from its beginnings in England during the Industrial Revolution and highlight the great extent and diversity of business worldwide that is currently done cooperatively. Some of the current initiatives in scholarly publishing (SPARC, PLoS, German Academic Publishing, etc.) are… CONTINUE READING