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Re: Open access pricing

Isn't this the opposite of how competition works?  If there is competition
in the author-pays version of open access, would it not be the company
with the lowest price for the service that would have the advantage?

On 20-Feb-04, at 1:55 PM, brs4@lehigh.edu wrote:


Regarding the statement below, the following thought of course occurs to many, so it might as well be made explicit for discussion. If Elsevier moves into the open access arena, will this pressure commercial
enterprises such as the BioMed Centrals of the world to raise *their*
prices, just to survive?

Brian Simboli