Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing report shows £2.5m saving to UK HE sector from open-access offsetting

A member of the Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing has published an evaluation of offsetting agreements for UK open access across Jisc Collections’ deals for the 2015 period. Doctoral candidate Stuart Lawson, whose work on the economics of scholarly communications is well known, examined the five agreements that were in place throughout 2015: from […]

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Guardian Article on OLH Published Scholarship

Mapping the Flows of Scholarly Communications

OLH authors Stuart Lawson and Jonathan Gray have published an article in the Guardian about their research into the cost of open access publishing. The piece is based on the recent article, “Opening the Black Box of Scholarly Communication Funding: A Public Data Infrastructure for Financial Flows in Academic Publishing,” which was published on the Open […]

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