Open-Access Is Going Mainstream. Here’s Why That Could Transform Academic Life. - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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"That may soon change. Smaller-scale efforts are mixing with top-down decisions — through universities’ subscription negotiations and a major European plan that mandates open-access publication for certain research — to put unusual pressure on publishers.

Don’t think these battles are confined to the library or an individual discipline. The changes have the potential to alter nearly everything about how research is disseminated — and therefore how departments spend money, researchers collaborate, and faculty careers advance...."


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Date tagged:

02/18/2019, 16:37

Date published:

02/18/2019, 11:42