2018 Open Access Events

Event Title

"Paywall: The Business of Scholarship" Film Screening

Presenter Information

University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Location

Class of 1955 Conf. Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC

Event Website

http://libcal.library.upenn.edu/event/4608453

Start Date

25-10-2018 3:30 PM

End Date

25-10-2018 5:00 PM

Description

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google. Come view the film and join us for an optional discussion following.

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Oct 25th, 3:30 PM Oct 25th, 5:00 PM

"Paywall: The Business of Scholarship" Film Screening

Class of 1955 Conf. Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google. Come view the film and join us for an optional discussion following.

https://repository.upenn.edu/penn_oa_events/2018/events/2