Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

The Library is hosting a screening of the new documentary, Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, during Open Access Week (October 22-28, 2018).

“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.”
When: 2:30-4pm on Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Where: LY 107.32 (Regina Room)
Light refreshments will be served.

Further information about the documentary can be found at

For questions about our local screening, contact Cara Bradley, Research & Scholarship Librarian, at