ERIC Number: EJ405782
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Political Economy of Scholarly Communication and the American System of Higher Education.
Carrigan, Dennis P.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v15 n6 p332-37 Jan 1990
Examines how price increases and substantial growth in the number of scholarly journals are logical outcomes of the scholarly communication system. It is argued that scholars, publishers, and university officials have an interest in continuing this system, and academic libraries are expected to provide a ready market even though they are not assured the necessary funding. (22 references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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