Death of scientific journals after 350 years.

  title={Death of scientific journals after 350 years.},
  author={Simon Silver},
  journal={FEMS microbiology letters},
  volume={365 14}
  • S. Silver
  • Published 25 June 2018
  • Medicine
  • FEMS microbiology letters
Scientific journals have virtually disappeared as subscription-based familiar paper copies. These have been replaced by article by article access on internet sites (either subscription based paid for by libraries in multi-journal often million dollar 'Big Deal' packages or by author prepayments of thousand dollars 'article processing fees' (Omary and Lawrence, Dealing with rising publication costs. The Scientist 2017;31:29-31), followed by open access. The result appears to be the death of the… 

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