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Open Access Week Film Screening - Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

Did you know that the library spends over 6 million dollars annually to provide access to research outputs that researchers have provided freely to publishers? Globally, academic publishers earn over 25 billion dollars US annually. 

The documentary Paywall: The Business of Scholarship explores the world of academic publishing, challenging the rationale behind the for-profit academic publishing model and focusing on the need for open access to research. 

Bring your lunch and join us for this free screening. Everyone is welcome! Running time approximately 65 minutes

Date:
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Library 289 Scholars Studio
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