Could limiting the avenues through which research can be published, as Plan S proposes, be detrimental to the wider academic publishing community?
Those in the trade who believe current policy-making on Open Access only matters to the academic market are mistaken, argues William Bowes.
Blackwell's Scott Hamilton on the opportunity that the recent government White Paper on education provides for academic booksellers and publishers.
Goldsmiths Press director Sarah Kember argues that Open Access in the academy may not be the universal good many claim.
After closing his campus academic bookselling operation late last year, Ron Johns reflects on the physical market for textbooks.
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