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Andrea Chiarelli

Andrea is an experienced consultant focusing on scholarly communication, open science and university management. He holds an engineering PhD and an MBA and is a Chartered Manager.

This is an excellent, balanced overview of the good, the bad and the ugly of #openaccess from Chris Bennett @CambridgeUP #uksg2024

Society publishers are all varied and often small, and so are frequently overlooked, despite their collective scale and importance for scholarly publishing. It needs considerable work to begin to see the whole picture, which, happily, @rschrobUK has done!

📈 Independent society publishers saw median revenue GROWTH of 21% 2014-2022.
😔 Societies who outsourced their journals publishing saw a median DECLINE of 30%.
To find out why (and what it has to do with a big yellow taxi and #openaccess) check out: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10933141

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