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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Film viewing and discussion

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
ScholarSpace LIB 301
Rod Library, West 27th Street,Cedar Falls, IA, United States

Pay Wall The Business of Scholarship Vending Machine imageJoin us for a film viewing of "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship" and discussion on March 7, 2019, at 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. in ScholarSpace (LIB 301).  

"Paywall: The Business of Scholarship" is 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 percent profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margins often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google. 

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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UNI-sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Susan Basye, Rod Library, at 319/273-2737 or susan.basye@uni.edu at least one week prior to the event.

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