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Wide Open: A Roundtable about Open Access Models for Journals

Openly available scholarship may be a clear destination, but the paths to get there are varied and complex. This roundtable of editors, publishers, and university administrators will discuss their experiences with financial models for open-access journal publishing: author-pays, single-funder, multiple-funders, library-supported, etc. The panelists will offer an assessment of the pros and cons of different models and their thoughts on the long-term sustainability of Open Access for journals. Which models hold the most promise? What obstacles keep the panelists up at night? How can the various players within the scholarly communications ecosystem--researchers, editors, publishers, publishing services, libraries, funders, and university administration--work together more effectively?

Moderator: Leslie Eager, Director of Publishing Services, Project Euclid


Robert Dilworth, Journals Director, Duke University Press
Meredith Lynn Goldsmith, Professor of English and Associate Dean at Ursinus College
Dolly Jørgensen, Editor, Environmental Humanities, and Professor of History, University of Stavanger, Norway

Marcel LaFlamme, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG) Open Innovation in Science Center in Vienna, Austria

This event is sponsored by Duke University Press in collaboration with the Duke University Libraries and ScholarWorks: A Center for Scholarly Publishing.

Thursday, October 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Public Event   Publishing   ScholarWorks   Scholarly Communications  
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Event Organizer

Haley Walton