More awareness of open access publishing needed in Japan

peter.suber's bookmarks 2024-05-18


"Japanese policymakers must ensure academics understand the purpose of open science and provide financial help to support the transition to open access research, according to scholars. 

The Japanese government has mandated that any nationally funded research must be published in open access journals by 2025. But, as the deadline draws closer, a new survey suggests researchers are unprepared for the shift. 

In a survey of approximately 1,500 researchers, published by the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, 60 per cent said they were unaware of or unclear about the new policy. In addition, 30 per cent of management-level officials from universities and research institutes surveyed said the same. ..."


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Date tagged:

05/18/2024, 09:17

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05/18/2024, 05:17