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What You Can Do

What You Can Do

Explore Alternative Access Models

Use Your Influence

  • Take advantage of your membership in scholarly associations to raise the issue of journal pricing. Encourage your association to practice reasonable publication pricing.
  • Use your position on editorial boards to influence publishers to promote reasonable pricing and open access publication.
  • Use your connection with UCSF to influence the scholarly publishing market - publishers listen.
  • Only serve as an editor, reviewer, or author for journals with sustainable pricing or open access models.
  • Raise these issues with your academic department.
  • Help increase the prestige of open access publication by voicing your support for OA publications you know and value.

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