Open Access Review: Major Stories of 2017 | UA Foundation | Promoting Open Access
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"In 2017, the world of open access took drastic steps forward, both in recognition, legislation and the creation of important new platforms and foundations. However, publishers continue in their fight against open access, especially with regards to pirated scientific papers and the websites that host them.
Open Access had a major step forward when multiple German universities decided not to renew their subscriptions with Elsivier:...
In October, publishers filed a lawsuit against ResearchGate, insisting that the platform remove millions of papers..."