Plan S — doing the right thing – Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) – Medium

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"The most productive response to Plan S is to endorse the plan wholeheartedly, simply because it is right, and then work positively with funders and institutions to adjust to the new publishing reality. And many funders and researchers are doing exactly that.

But there is push-back on multiple fronts.

As is their right, the for-profit publishers are making a case for the status quo. Although I disagree with their publishing model, their position is understandable.

But I cannot agree with researchers who push back on Plan S. Although they voice concerns that are reasonable and legitimate, all of them are addressed in the ten Plan S principles, and none are deal-breakers...."


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02/26/2019, 09:05

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02/26/2019, 04:05