The APC-Effect: Stratification in Open Access Publishing

« Current implementations of Open Access (OA) publishing frequently involve Article Publishing Charges (APCs). Increasing evidence emerges that APCs impede researchers with fewer resources in publishing their research OA. We analysed 1.5 million scientific articles from journals listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals to assess average APCs and their determinants for a comprehensive set of journal publications, across scientific disciplines, world regions and through time. (…) »

source >, Thomas Klebel, Tony Ross-Hellauer, 25 octobre 2022,