KNAW over Plan S ter versnelling van de transitie naar open access
peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-06-14
From Google's English: In recent years, the KNAW has always promoted the transition in the discussion about open access is complex. Consideration should be given to striving for an accelerated transition to open access with many factors: the different publication cultures in the various scientific domains, the role of journals from scientific trade unions, experiences with existing open access journals and alternative platforms, the attractiveness of the Netherlands as a research country for foreign countries talent, the position of Dutch scientists in international partnerships and in the acquiring scholarships, and the affordability of the publication system in general. Some scientists are concerned that one or more of these aspects are adversely affected by Plan S. The KNAW shares these concerns and requires attention. The main objections are listed below specified...."