European Research Council pulls out of open-access plan

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"The European Research Council (ERC) has withdrawn its support for a radical open-access initiative in Europe, known as Plan S, saying that it will follow its own path towards open access....

While the council is “still committed to implementing full and immediate open access”, it states that it wants to focus more on researchers’ needs – especially early-career researchers – as well as preserving equity among European countries, particularly those with more limited national financial support for research.

The main sticking point for the ERC over Plan S was cOAlition S’s stance on so-called “hybrid” journals...."


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Tags: oa.erc oa.funders oa.plan_s oa.objections oa.debates oa.ecr oa.south oa.fees oa.hybrid oa.europe

Date tagged:

11/06/2020, 13:08

Date published:

11/06/2020, 08:11