What Would It Cost to Buy Everything?
The “everything” I had in mind was all formally published academic journals. That means peer-reviewed material, but it excludes open access publications (since you don’t have to pay to read them). Also excluded for this exercise are books, databases, and other content types that mostly sit outside the bulk of discourse about scholarly communications. You will see in a minute just how complicated the original question is, but I had imagined what I thought was a fairly straightforward use case.
Click here to read more from this February 18, 2015 Scholarly Kitchen article by Joe Esposito.