Last month, a report released by Research Consulting estimated the administrative cost to institutions for making articles OA via the gold route: around $130 per article (does not include publisher-side administrative costs). As OA activity increases, the research ecosystem needs to implement more streamlined and cost effective workflows.
Aries Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Richard Wynne participates as a guest on the Copyright Clearance Center’s “Beyond the Book” podcast to discuss Open Access with Chris Kenneally of the CCC, and industry consultant Joe Esposito.
The world is changing. For example, 23% of libraries now cover APCs for author submissions to OA journals. Discounted APC pricing based on institutional affiliation is becoming common.