Re: Online Self-Archiving: Distinguishing the Optimal from the Optional

From: Fytton Rowland <J.F.Rowland_at_LBORO.AC.UK>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 14:08:27 -0000

Arthur Smith said:

> Uh, your math is way off there. The total would be $1 billion ($1000
> million for clarity). And your $500 is after a factor-of-three
> improvement in costs that isn't exactly available as yet

In a review study I did earlier this year (Learned Publishing, vol 15, no.
4, pp. 247-258) I came to the conclusion, based on several published studies
from reputable researchers, that that $500/paper figure for refereeing
costs is roughly right.

Fytton Rowland.
Received on Mon Dec 16 2002 - 14:08:27 GMT

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