Open-Access Best Sellers

Lindsay McKenzie, Inside Higher Ed, Jun 01, 2018
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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I don't keep close track of how often my eBooks have been downloaded, but I do know it's in the tens of thousands. Maybe more; who knows? But this number, whatever it is, is a compelling argument for offering them for free, as compared to the press run of 300 copies the typical monograph might warrant. This article talks about how different publishers measure and report the usage of open access books and surveys a number of the larger OA presses.

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