A Cooperative Publishing Model for Sustainable Scholarship

@article{Schroeder2006ACP,
  title={A Cooperative Publishing Model for Sustainable Scholarship},
  author={Robert Schroeder and Gretta E. Siegel},
  journal={Journal of Scholarly Publishing},
  year={2006},
  volume={37},
  pages={86 - 98}
}
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… 

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