Butler, Leigh-Ann. « Funding the Business of Open Access: A Bibliometric Analysis of Article Processing Charges, Research Funding, and the Revenues of the Oligopoly of Publishers » [thesis]

« Since the early 2010s, more than half of peer-reviewed journal articles have been published by the so-called oligopoly of academic publishers – Elsevier, Sage, Springer-Nature, Taylor & Francis and Wiley. These publishers are now increasingly charging fees for open access journals, especially given the rise of funder OA mandates. It is worthwhile to examine the amount of revenue generated through OA fees since many of the journals with the most expensive article processing charges are owned by the oligopoly. This study aims to estimate the amount of article processing charges for gold and hybrid open access articles in journals published by the oligopoly of academic publishers, which acknowledge funding from the Canadian Tri-Agencies between 2015 and 2018. (…) »

source > ruor.uottawa.ca, Butler, Leigh-Ann, 2023, http://hdl.handle.net/10393/44690, http://dx.doi.org/10.20381/ruor-28896