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Assessing the size of the affordability problem in scholarly publishing

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@darren_lipomi You certainly shouldn't pay $5K, that's the same as the average price per subscription article (https://t.co/hnjK69LOwI). Should be $500/article or less and not paid by authors (@PsyOpenAccess @freejournalnet )
RT @brembs: A research article at @NEJM costs the tax payer ~US$300,000 https://t.co/c0wOiTxK7V, one at a @nature Journal only about 10% th…
RT @brembs: A research article at @NEJM costs the tax payer ~US$300,000 https://t.co/c0wOiTxK7V, one at a @nature Journal only about 10% th…
"Here we provide a granular, step-by-step calculation of the costs associated with publishing primary research articles, from submission, through peer-review, to publication, indexing and archiving." https://t.co/KYAwNRbQEc
14 days ago
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @handbrake101: @KeepItRheol @McGnty @devon_cantwell You may find this preprint https://t.co/MEwXqbjU3E by @SciPubLab and @brembs on the…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
17 days ago
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
17 days ago
RT @hylanjac: Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $…
17 days ago
Breakdown of costs of publishing an academic article from @brembs and @SciPubLab. Conservative est. of publication costs of $600 per article, even for a prestigious journal with high rejection rate. Meanwhile, avg revenue per article is $4K. https://t.co/UXSL9nAxJm https://t.co/az59kkpqvc
RT @handbrake101: @KeepItRheol @McGnty @devon_cantwell You may find this preprint https://t.co/MEwXqbjU3E by @SciPubLab and @brembs on the…
RT @handbrake101: @KeepItRheol @McGnty @devon_cantwell You may find this preprint https://t.co/MEwXqbjU3E by @SciPubLab and @brembs on the…
RT @handbrake101: @KeepItRheol @McGnty @devon_cantwell You may find this preprint https://t.co/MEwXqbjU3E by @SciPubLab and @brembs on the…
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Competing Interests

Björn Brembs is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Alexander Grossmann analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, approved the final draft.

Björn Brembs prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Figshare: 10.6084/m9.figshare.8118197

https://figshare.com/articles/Journal_Production_Cost_010519_xlsx/8118197

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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