publication . Project proposal . 2021

Plan I - Towards a sustainable research information infrastructure

Brembs, Bj��rn; F��rstner, Konrad; Goedicke, Michael; Konrad, Uwe; Wannemacher, Klaus; Kett, J��rgen;
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  • Published: 21 Jan 2021
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Public institutions in many countries are required by law ("spending rules") to initiate a bidding/tender process above a certain procurement threshold. Scholarly journals are exempt from these spending rules, because the content of each journal can only be obtained from a single publisher - the "single source procurement" exemption. One consequence of this publisher monopoly are prices ranging 10-20 fold above publishing costs [1], or difficult and drawn-out negotiations to achieve technically trivial improvements (such as, e.g., improved accessibility, 'open access'). This "vendor lock-in" prevents marked-based price pressure and stifles innovation. Therefore,...
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free text keywords: Plan I, infrastructure, journals, publishers, research funding, funding agencies, Plan I, infrastructure, journals, publishers, research funding, funding agencies
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