Economic Issues Concerning Electronic Publishing and Distribution of Scholary Articles

@article{King1995EconomicIC,
  title={Economic Issues Concerning Electronic Publishing and Distribution of Scholary Articles},
  author={Donald W. King and Jos{\'e}-Marie Griffiths},
  journal={Library Trends},
  year={1995},
  volume={43},
  pages={713-740}
}
WHILETHERE HAVE BEEN LITERALLY HUNDREDS of articles and other publications dealing with electronic publishing, few go beyond expressions of opinion or speculation. Very few recent publications, even those having the term “economics” in their titles, provide any empirical evidence concerning these speculations. This article presents some economic issues, provides some quantitative evidence concerning the economics of scholarly journal publishing, and extends these data to examine the economics… CONTINUE READING