Free research needs the free circulation of ideas: On the current development of Open Access at the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
A report on the OA activity of the FWF (Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, or Fund to Promote Scientific Research) in 2011. "In the 2011, the FWF has spent € 2.1 Mio for all kind of publication costs (subsidies for book publications, page charges, submission fees, colour pictures and for Open Access publishing). That is about 1% of the FWF’s budget. Two-third of this cost was spent for Open Access publishing...."