Care before speed - The Guild

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-02-28


"The Norwegian government has decided that Norway will join the ambitious open access strategy, ‘Plan S’, which was signed by the European Research Council (ERC) and other research funders from ten European countries....

Let me start by saying that I wholeheartedly support ‘Plan S’’ vision, “open science for the benefit of all,” and the University of Oslo is ready to contribute to open access, both in national and European contexts....

However, implementing Plan S would be unwise without having proper transition tools and due consideration of the implications for research practices. Today's publishing system is the starting point for everything from international rankings and institutions’ budgets, to evaluations and recruitment. A hasty implementation of Plan S could mean that our researchers cannot publish in today’s leading journals, thus reducing their attractiveness and competitiveness for positions and projects in the global research ‘market’. ..."


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Date tagged:

02/28/2019, 16:11

Date published:

02/28/2019, 11:11