The Market for APCs: Stimulating Healthy Competition

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The Market for APCs: Stimulating Healthy Competition

The Market for APCs: Stimulating Healthy Competition

Paul Peters, Hindawi. Mikael Laakso, Hanken School of Economics. Colleen Campbell, Max Planck Digital Library.

The Market for APCs: Stimulating Healthy Competition

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Uploaded: 11/05/2018

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Paul Peters delivers a presentation on the challenges of centrally funded open access for smaller publishers. Find his slides here.

Mikael Laakso talks on the subject of the evolution of open access journal publishing from 2010 to 2016, and a closer look at journals indexed in Scopus. Find his slides here.

Colleen Campbell discusses what libraries and publishers should consider when transitioning to open access. Find her slides here.

About the speakers:

Paul took over as Hindawi’s CEO in July 2015 after spending the previous 11 years helping develop the business. His previous roles included Head of Business Development before moving into the role of Hindawi’s Chief Strategy Officer. Paul serves on many professional and industry initiatives including the CrossRef board and was a founding board member of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) where he currently serves as President. Paul is currently serving as a Nominated Member on the European Commission’s working group on the development and implementation of open science in Europe – the European Open Science Policy Platform.

Mikael Laakso is an Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics located in Helsinki, Finland. Laakso been researching the changing landscape towards openness in scholarly publishing by studying combinations of bibliometrics, web metrics, business models, science policy, and researcher behavior for almost 10 years. He defended his PhD thesis on the subject of Open Access journal publishing in 2014. In addition to research Laakso is also active in open science advocacy, being the chairman of both the national working group on open publishing practices as part of the Open Science Initiative managed by the Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland, and the FinnOA working group. Additionally he is a member of the strategy group supporting journal publisher negotiations on behalf of the Finnish university library consortium (FinElib).

Colleen Campbell recently joined the Max Planck Digital Library to lead Partner Development in the global Open Access 2020 Initiative, fulfilling a long-time personal aspiration to dedicate her energies to the open access movement. Previously, Director for Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships in Europe for JSTOR and Portico, she has over 20 years’ experience working in various roles within the scholarly communications sector. In her tenure with Casalini Libri, the Fiesole-based family-run library supplier, she was directly involved many areas of transformation in the library and publishing industry: the introduction of books approval plans, shelf-ready processing and cataloguing and, of course, the digital transformation. She is presently serving a 3-year term as an elected member of the UKSG Main Committee, collaborates internationally as a member of the Open Scholarship Initiative Summit Group, and recently co-edited an issue of Against the Grain on the Future of the Monograph. Combining her passions for libraries and people, she began her career as a student worker at the Herman B. Wells library while pursuing a Theatre degree from Indiana University. She later completed an MA in Italian Studies from Middlebury College and settled near Florence, Italy.