I like being alone together.

Locked in the Ivory Tower: Why JSTOR Imprisons Academic Research

Step back and think about this picture. Universities that created this academic content for free must pay to read it. Step back even further. The public — which has indirectly funded this research with federal and state taxes that support our higher education system — has virtually no access to this material, since neighborhood libraries cannot afford to pay those subscription costs.

  • 24 February 2012