Information Economics

In this video, we outline academic publishing models and describe the economics of scholarly information.

Student Learning Outcome(s)

  • Students explore the economic and social implications of free and fee-based information access in order to critically analyze the information environment. SLO 1: Free vs. Fee-Based Information
  • Students examine how information changes over time in order to determine the values, perspectives, and processes that shape it. SLO 4: What Shapes Information?

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Vocabulary

  • Scholarly Communication: Term used to refer to the system in which scholarly information is created, evaluated, disseminated, and preserved.