Report questions Plan S implications
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"A report exploring the implications of Plan S on the scholarly communications industry has been published by the Institute of Scientific Information.
The report, using Web of Science data, poses questions for the research community, including funders, publishers and institutions. This is the second report in the Global Research series from the recently relaunched Institute for Scientific Information.
The Plan S footprint: implications for the scholarly publishing landscape examines recent patterns of publications funded by Plan S supporters, exploring potential impacts on funders, subjects, countries, publishers, and journals.
Dr Jonathan Adams, director of the Institute for Scientific Information, said: 'Our report, based on journal data taken from Web of Science Core Collection, looks to provide an unbiased and data-driven background analysis to inform the debate around a potentially transformative change in research policy...."
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