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Open Access and Symbolic Gift Giving

Herb, Ulrich;
English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2018
  • Publisher: Humanities Commons
Abstract
<em>Open access has changed. At the beginning of the millennium, it was portrayed in a romanticizing way and was embedded in a conceptual ensemble of participation, democratization, digital commons and equality. Nowadays, open access seems to be exclusive: to the extent that commercial players have discovered it as a business model and article fees have become a defining feature of gold open access, open access has increasingly transformed into a distinguishing feature and an exclusive element. Scientists are beginning to make the choice of a university or research institution as an employer based on whether or not they can afford to cover the article fees for p...
Subjects
free text keywords: Social Capital, Scientific Capital, Distinction, Exclusion, Symbolic Goods, Symbolic Gift Giving, Excellence, Elitism, Information science, Library and information science, Sociology, Open access, Open science
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