Thieme to launch ‘pay what you want’ open-access journal

« Thieme has announced a collaboration with the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) of Munich’s School of Management and Department of Economics in a research project to examine authors’ perceptions of article processing fees (APC) and Pay What You Want (PWYW) as a business model for academic journals.

The LMU research department will be setting up the trial parameters so that the results can be analysed and ultimately published for academics, publishers and anyone else interested in open access publishing and PWYW as a business model (…) »