The expenses of research publishing may be lower than individuals think

The expenses of research publishing may be lower than individuals think

The key real question is whether or not the additional work adds of good use value, claims Timothy Gowers, a mathematician in the University of Cambr >Nature http://doi.org/kwd; 2012). Would researchers’ appreciation for membership journals hold up if expenses had been taken care of because of the authors, instead of spread among readers? (more…)