Chris Beckett

UKSG Annual Conference, Torquay

15 April 2009

The good, the bad and the ugly: why elegant electronic publishing costs real money

This presentation provides librarians with insight into the factors that impact electronic journal costs and how 'You get what you pay for' applies in the electronic journal space as elsewhere. It reviews some of the cost components related to electronic publishing and examples of the differing costs, to the publisher, of different content delivery platforms. It should provide librarians with a deeper understanding of the electronic journal publishing world, using real-world examples.

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