[Open-access] World budget for scholarly publishing (journals)
mike at indexdata.com
Mon Oct 15 09:32:17 UTC 2012
On 15 October 2012 10:07, Laurent Romary <laurent.romary at inria.fr> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I remember PMR mentioning some figures concerning the annual budget academic institution dedicate to scholarly publishing (mainly journal subscriptions). Can someone remind me of a figure and possibly a source.
See "The STM Report: an overview of scientific and scholarly journal
page says that "The annual revenues generated from English-language
STM journal publishing are estimated at about $8 billion in 2008, up
by 6-7% compared to 2007, within a broader STM publishing market worth
some $16 billion."
For some disturbing maths based on this figure, see
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