2001-01-01Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.1108/07378830110733937
In defense of (some) commercial journals
Philosophische Fakultät I
Not all commercial publishers are alike. Of the many epithets thrown at the commercial publishers of academic works, “greedy” ranks as the most common. But for journals facing serious competition, like Library Hi Tech, the pricing strategies tend to conform to market realities. University-based publication can legitimately challenge commercial publishers. Library Hi Tech has already faced serious competition, and survives thanks in part to resources provided by our commercial publisher.