Screening: Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

October 22 '2019 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Academy Room

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship 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 such as Apple, Facebook, and Google. This event is open to F&M students, faculty, and staff. Pizza provided for those who R.S.V.P. here