13 Feb 2020
Brenda Wingfield and Bob Millar. “How the open access model hurts academics in poorer countries.”
The Conversation. April 11, 2019.
Excerpt : Open access journals come with hidden costs. The open access model merely changes who pays. So rather than individuals or institutions paying to have access to publications, increasingly, academics are expected to pay for publishing their research in these “open access” journals. This is a huge burden particularly in developing countries with weaker currencies.