Paywall: The Business of Scholarship film viewing and discussion

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a film viewing of "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship" and discussion.

"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. 

Room 301, Rod Library