The T&F buyout of F1000 neutralizes the Plan S threat infrastructures | Martin Paul Eve | Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing

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"What is actually happening here is that T&F is neutralizing the threat of Plan S. The Plan states that funded research must be published in pure (not hybrid) gold OA venues or under zero-embargo green. If these venues do not exist, because publishers do not convert their journals, then funders plan to ‘in a coordinated way, provide incentives to establish and support them when appropriate; support will also be provided for Open Access infrastructures where necessary’. I call these the ‘threat infrastructures’.

But the threat infrastructures are now not threatening to T&F...."


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Tags: oa.f1000research oa.monopoly oa.platforms oa.infrastructure oa.plan_s oa.taylor&francis oa.conversions oa.predictions

Date tagged:

01/12/2020, 14:04

Date published:

01/12/2020, 09:05