Open Access and the future of art scholarship Journal Article uri icon



  • There are many arguments for the necessity of open access, scholarship that is freely available online; however, many of these arguments do not apply to art scholarship – is it then still necessary to change the publishing model? I argue that it is; the high price of access to traditional publications closes art scholarship to all but privileged Western academics. Open access is key to creating a globally integrated community of art scholars and reengaging the public in art discourse. Librarians can help facilitate a scholarship that is accessible to all.

publication date

  • January 1, 2015

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Date in CU Experts

  • January 10, 2017 10:44 AM

Full Author List

  • Watkins A

author count

  • 1

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0307-4722

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2059-7525

Additional Document Info

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  • 4

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