Events Calendar

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

Date:
Friday, October 26, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
University Community Centre (UCC)
Room: McKellar Theatre, Room UCC 290
Cost:
Free

Film Screening of 'Paywall: The Business of Scholarship', a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google. Popcorn will be provided!

Contact:
Erin Johnson - Library Assistant
519-661-2111 ext. 84770
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