Director Jason Schmitt speaks in a Q&A after a screening of his documentary at Cornell last Thursday.

Documentary Criticizes Closed-Access Academic Journals as Too Expensive, Restrictive

Director Jason Schmitt objected to the ever-increasing financial barrier erected around quality research in his documentary Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, screened at Cornell Cinema last Thursday. He joined several Cornell faculty in exploring potential solutions to the exorbitant costs needed to access research articles in a Q&A that followed the screening.