Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (Film Screening)

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (Film Screening)

Time: October 24, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Country: Qatar
City/Town: Doha
Website or Map: https://events.qnl.qa/paywall…
Event Type: public, film, screening
Organized By: Qatar National Library
Latest Activity: Oct 4

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As part of International Open Access Week, we will screen the film Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. This documentary 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.

Date: 24 October 2018

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Language: English

Target Audience: Students, researchers and librarians

Seats are limited. To register, please click the 'Register' button on this page: https://events.qnl.qa/paywall/EN

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