Print Your Personal Book: A New Service and Revenue Model for Open Access Journals

  • Martin EbnerEmail author
  • Sandra Schön
  • Aldi Alimucaj
Part of the Media Business and Innovation book series (MEDIA)


Open access journals have developed new business processes and revenue models. Within our contribution we will describe and discuss a new service and revenue model for open access journals: the personal book printing service for the Open Journal System (OJS). To start with, we will give a short introduction to open access journals and their revenue models, new print-on-demand services, and the most often used open journal system. Building upon this state of the art, we will describe the technical prototype of our new “personal book printing service” for OJS and discuss our first experiences.


Application Program Interface Open Movement Open Access Journal Shopping Cart Revenue Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Social Learning, Information Technology ServicesGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria
  2. 2.ILAB–Innovation Lab, Salzburg New Media LabSalzburg Research ForschungsgesellschaftSalzburgAustria

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