IEEE prices are expensive, even compared to other high cost scholarly publishers. Also they produce a very small percentage of of openly licensed articles compared to other publishers https://t.co/E5OGJBjpTz https://t.co/u6LjrYYwwU
@UWuttke @humcommons There's also a lot of sharing of PDFs regardless of legality of doing so. Also publisher-released 'bronze' unlicensed material is out there: https://t.co/XEVp214hUW (PeerJ is a journal w/ a pre-print service, interestingly).
And another panel... Jake Zarnegal introduces Carrie Calder @SpringerNature and Christian Kohl . Jakes tells us about a great recent article https://t.co/7UXw1DukkG by @researchremix et al introducing #bronze #OpenAccess (free to read)
@1ResearchGeek @lilyrglg @DOAJplus @unpaywall @OA_Button fwiw we did back up our claim with data :) 48% of what Unpaywall users requested in one given week was OA, as per https://t.co/8gr7sHKazu Sorry your experience isn't as good!
Much to be said about the growing Bronze #openaccess category: free content without a proper license: https://t.co/57WFMOUFaR. Article based on this study: https://t.co/eTzAS1LEln in which important follow-up questions are addressed.