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Submission fees could pave way to open access future


Times Higher Education, Paul Jump

Director of Educational, Academic and Professional Publishing Graham Taylor comments on a study regarding Open Access.

Major journals could move to an open-access model if they charged a fee for every paper submitted to them, a study has suggested.

Graham Taylor, director of educational, academic and professional publishing at the Publishers Association, said fees were "not the answer".

"To put up barriers to submission is bound to result in negative perceptions and competitive disadvantage unless the whole sector moves together," he added.

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