What does it cost and who pays? - podcast

Added by Sarah on 11 December 2008 15:57

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This podcast has highlights from the RIN’s event ‘What does it cost and who pays?’ held on 11 December 2008.

It includes speakers being interviewed and outlining the key points of their presentations, as well as feedback from delegates. You can also download the event presentations and read the summary report at our event page.

This podcast is 26 minutes.   


  • 0:31 -  RIN’s Branwen Hide talks about the RIN?s report into the cost of scholarly communications ? why it was undertaken and the key findings.
  • 3:48 - Cambridge Economic Policy Associates’ Daniel Hulls defines scholarly communications and explains the potential of the economic model used in the report.
  • 7:59 - Keynote speaker Donald King shares his view on this topic and outlines how RIN?s report adds to existing literature on this topic.
  • 11:22 - Elsevier’s Mayur Amin talks about the challenges for commercial publishers.
  • 14:40 - University College London’s Paul Ayris shares his view of the information landscape with respect to libraries.


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