Scholarly Publication is making a lot of profit business

Dr K S Parthasarathy commented that in one of the the-scientist.com post;

“It is appropriate that the cost of publicaion of research articles and related matters are being addressed widely in many countries.

In this context, Dr Chuck Dinerstein recently wrote an informative article titled “Publishing Science -an Extremely Profitable Marketting System”

The link: http://www.acsh.org/news/2017/07/11/publishing-science-extremely-profitable-marketing-system-11532

The cost of publishing will be beyond the reach of institutions in developing countries. Is it possible to have a universally agreed formula which ensures reasonable profits for the publishers and fair cost for the researchers.Even under best of circumstances, developing countries may need some compassion and sympathetic considerstion.”

 

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