Across all types of media, the onslaught of digital disruption typically prompts a defensive reaction. Publishers struggle to maintain their legacy business models, even as they must build out new models that are sustainable and scalable.
The digital challenge is nowhere more keenly felt than in scientific and scholarly publishing, where a revolution in free content and mandates for “Open Access” to information is upending centuries of tradition. Outsell, Inc., a research and advisory firm focused solely on media, information, and technology, has just published, Open Access: Market Size, Share, Forecast and Trends, a research paper with the latest analysis on this important trend. The complete report is now available for free from Copyright Clearance Center.