Academic journal markets and the move towards open access

JISC, RLUK, SCONUL and the Association of Research Managers and Administrators have recently published a thought-provoking discussion paper, Academic journal markets, their limitations, and the consequences for a transition to Open Access: a thought piece.   In publishing this report they are trying to spark discussion about the academic journal publishing market at a time when the push is towards open access. The PDF version of the report is available for download here.