The intertwined and distributed nature of the scholarly journal landscape presents a challenge for traditional competitive analysis, and meaningful comparisons to other competitive spaces and industries is also hard. Even without open access the competitive profile of the journal market is unlike any other industry, and open access has only made it even more unique. In recent years science policy around the world has ramped up its support for open access which is shaping the landscape in various ways, some good for increasing competition but some also further strengthening the power of existing dominant actors. In my talk I will attempt to unpack some of these complexities and use existing research to highlight where the future is taking us if current circumstances persist.
Journée d'étude - Publication scientifique : stratégies des grands éditeurs et consentement à payer