Will the coronavirus kill off the ‘dinosaur’ world of academic publishing? | South China Morning Post

“The deadly pandemic has brought back a long-running debate about companies profiting from the publication of research often freely supplied by the author

As the biggest names in the business respond to academics’ demands to bring down paywalls, new platforms are getting fresh studies out to the public…

The Covid-19 pandemic is throwing a spotlight on how academic publishing works – an industry that some scientists say is based on a broken model and needs to be replaced….”