Librarians Accuse Harvard Business Publishing of Unfair Prices

Harvard Business Publishing has angered librarians with an aggressive new tactic designed to increase its revenue from Harvard Business Review articles assigned in courses—or, as the publisher would put it, insisting on proper payments that business schools have been evading. Those articles, typically readable summaries of academic work geared toward practitioners, are a staple of the business-school curriculum.

Although Harvard Business Review articles have