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A Proposed Solution to the Scholarly Communications Crisis

A Proposed Solution to the Scholarly Communications Crisis After reviewing the history and parameters of the scholarly communications crisis, particularly in regard to skyrocketing prices for journals in the natural sciences, the author reviews and rejects previously attempted solutions. He then employs the principles of game theory in proposing a new solution to the crisis. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

A Proposed Solution to the Scholarly Communications Crisis

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 3 (3): 11 – Feb 27, 2006

A Proposed Solution to the Scholarly Communications Crisis

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 3 (3): 11 – Feb 27, 2006

Abstract

After reviewing the history and parameters of the scholarly communications crisis, particularly in regard to skyrocketing prices for journals in the natural sciences, the author reviews and rejects previously attempted solutions. He then employs the principles of game theory in proposing a new solution to the crisis.

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1536-7975
eISSN
1536-7967
DOI
10.1300/J204v03n03_04
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Abstract

After reviewing the history and parameters of the scholarly communications crisis, particularly in regard to skyrocketing prices for journals in the natural sciences, the author reviews and rejects previously attempted solutions. He then employs the principles of game theory in proposing a new solution to the crisis.

Journal

Journal Of Access ServicesTaylor & Francis

Published: Feb 27, 2006

Keywords: Scholarly communication; scientific journals; journal pricing; serials pricing; game theory

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