New report by Institute for Scientific Information on Plan S poses key questions for the research community
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A new report on Plan S from the Institute for Scientific Information, using Web of Science data poses a number of questions for the research community, including funders, publishers and institutions. This is the second report in the Global Research series from the recently relaunched Institute for Scientific Information.
The report, "The Plan S footprint: implications for the scholarly publishing landscape", examines recent patterns of publications funded by Plan S supporters, exploring potential impacts on funders, subjects, countries, publishers, and journals.
Dr Jonathan Adams, Director, Institute for Scientific Information said: "Our report, based on journal data taken from Web of Science Core Collection, looks to provide an unbiased and data-driven background analysis to inform the debate around a potentially transformative change in research policy.
"The report raises a number of questions for consideration by funders, publishers and institutions when exploring possible ways to implement Plan S."