Open Letter on Access to research: the call for open access and the role of learned societies from the EUPHA Executive Council

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The European Public Health Association (EUPHA), a scientific based nongovernmental organisation publishing its own scientific journal (European Journal of Public Health), has read with interest the current calls for open access of all research, including the cOAlition S initiative and the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). EUPHA supports open access to publicly funded scientific research. We accept that there should be a system whereby scientific data are openly accessible upon publication but contend that this should be decided within a wider review of systems for production, financing and dissemination of scientific publications, including a comprehensive assessment of the impact on all involved. In the proposal on how to realise open access and how to find the business model where publishers, universities, research funders and other players can agree on a fair division of costs and reasonable fees services, we believe that some important issues are missing...


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11/23/2018, 06:34

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11/23/2018, 01:34