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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (movie screening)

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (movie screening)

Time: October 22, 2018 from 3:30pm to 5pm
Country: Canada
Street: Room 5-142 (CN Theatre) City Centre Campus 10700 - 104 Avenue
City/Town: Edmonton
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Event Type: film, screening
Organized By: Robyn Hall
Latest Activity: Sep 20, 2018

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Event Description

In celebration of Open Access Week, MacEwan University Library invites you to a free screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship.

Following the film, Sandy Stift, Associate Dean, Collections Services, will facilitate a brief discussion.

All are welcome. RSVP is optional but appreciated:

 About the film

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% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google. -

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