Paywall - The Business of Scholarship
Paywall - The Business of Scholarship USA 2018 / P/D: Jason Schmitt / OV / 94 min. / Documentary "Paywall - The Business of Scholarship" is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google.
Follwed by a panel discussion:
Jason Schmitt, Producer/Director
Michael Bosnjak, Director of ZPID - Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information et al.
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