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Overview of publication business models

Grothkopf, Uta

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  "description": "<p>This table shows a schematic overview of the most common publication business models currently used in science publishing, with a special focus on Gold OA, Transformative Agreements, and Diamond OA in the context of Plan S.</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li><strong>Gold OA using Article Processing Charges (APCs):</strong> involving commercial / society publishers, and Overlay Journals</li>\n\t<li><strong>Transformative agreements:</strong> Read-And-Publish (RAP) and Publish-And-Read (PAR) agreements</li>\n\t<li><strong>Diamond OA (Library-supported):</strong> SCOAP3 and Subscribe to Open (S2O)</li>\n\t<li><strong>Closed:</strong> Subscription and Subscription plus Self-Archiving using Rights Retention</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>For each business model, the table lists the following properties:</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>Status</li>\n\t<li>Who pays?</li>\n\t<li>How much?</li>\n\t<li>Who can read (i.e., who has read / use access)?</li>\n\t<li>Who can publish (i.e., whose publishing costs are covered)?</li>\n\t<li>Is the business model Plan S compliant?</li>\n\t<li>Expected cost evolution</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>Note: the expected cost evolution reflects the author&rsquo;s personal opinion.</p>", 
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      "affiliation": "European Southern Observatory (ESO)", 
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      "name": "Grothkopf, Uta"
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  "datePublished": "2021-04-09", 
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    "Publication business models"
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  "name": "Overview of publication business models"
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