Equitable Open Access Publishing: Changing the Financial Power Dynamics in Academia

Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP)
Vol. 9, No. 4 December 31, 2021
http://www.ghspjournal.org/content/current

 

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Equitable Open Access Publishing: Changing the Financial Power Dynamics in Academia
Dominique Vervoort, Xiya Ma and Hloni Bookholane
Global Health: Science and Practice December 2021, 9(4):733-736; https://doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-21-00145
The growth in open access publishing in academia benefits readership but disproportionally hinders unfunded or lesser-funded researchers. Few journals create comprehensive means to bridge these inequities, calling for a shift in academic publishing practices.