open access

Open access journals: are we asking the right questions?

The academic publisher Elsevier is being boycotted by the online HE community due to the prohibitive costs of its journals.
A mass online movement to boycott the academic publisher Elsevier has emerged over the past week. This has come about through a growing awareness among researchers and scholars that their output is being sold back to their own institutions at prohibitive costs. The proposed solution is an open access model.