Concerns about journal pricing
We should no longer submit our papers to expensive journals.
We should not referee for expensive journals!
This page is not uptodate. Please look at
Ted Bergstrom's journal pricing page
and the SPARC newletters for latest developments.
Reed-Elsevier's profit : (see a
press release )
increased by 43% last year
Cinven & Candover bought Springer and Kluwer
Abbestellungen der Zentralbibliothek
Physik in Wien
experience with Elsevier
Cornell's Library cancels several hundred Elsevier journals, and so do Harvard and others
AMS Journal Price Survey
Comparative prices of Math journals by Rob Kirby, and an
Recommendations by the CEIC of the IMU
Economic analysis of scientific research publishing by the Wellcome Trust
The debate in Nature
Publishing: A Mathematician's Viewpoint by Joan S. Birman (Notices of the
AMS, August 2000)
and bottled water
by K. Burdzy (Notices of the AMS, 2002)
Scientific literature's open sesame?
Moving from Evolutionary Ecology to Evolutionary Ecology Research
Ted Bergstrom on journal
pricing and refereeing
ACADEMIC PUBLISHING IN THE ONLINE ERA: WHAT WILL BE FOR-FEE AND WHAT WILL BE FOR-FREE? A discussion among economists
Journals Are So Expensive by Alexander M. Grimwade
E-Journals in the Sciences by Alison Buckholtz
The Journal of Electronic Publishing
The D-Lib Forum
Annals of Mathematics are online (free) now
as overlay to the Mathematics arXiv !
Electronic journals in Mathematics
Directory of Open Access Journals
the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
Open Archives Initiative
The Budapest Open Access Initiative ,
GAP initiative in Germany,
Sherpa in UK.
Theoretical Economics: An open-access journal in economic theory ($100 submission fee)
Public Library of Science
starting free access journals in biology and medicine: $1500 publication fee
BioMed Central : many specialized open access journals in Medicine and Biology
ELSSS (ELectronic Society for the Social Sciences) plans a journal RET challenging JET
Scholarly Research Exchange (SRX)
publishes open access journals in various fields. Article Processing Charges: $400 per accepted article.
Wilfred Hodges's mathematical copyright web page
Some thoughts on
of research papers by Reinhard Diestel
Economists' BLOG on copyright
Eric Weisstein's fight with CRC Press
Creative Commons: a flexible copyright license