Open is not forever: a study of vanished open access journals

@article{Laakso2020OpenIN,
  title={Open is not forever: a study of vanished open access journals},
  author={Mikael Laakso and Lisa Matthias and N. Jahn},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2008.11933}
}
The preservation of the scholarly record has been a point of concern since the beginning of knowledge production. With print publications, the responsibility rested primarily with librarians, but the shift towards digital publishing and, in particular, the introduction of open access (OA) have caused ambiguity and complexity. Consequently, the long-term accessibility of journals is not always guaranteed, and they can even disappear from the web completely. The purpose of this exploratory study… Expand
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