Open and Shut?: Plan S and Researchers’ Rights: (Re)Framing Academic Freedom
kb59's bookmarks 2018-11-12
Blog post by Marc Couture aimed at sparking contructive debate about Plan-S, and specifically the feared challenge to 'Academic Freedom'.
"Given the apparent disenchantment with Plan S amongst at least some in the research community, and given that researchers find themselves increasingly subjected to ever more demanding OA policies like it (in which new duties, new restrictions and limitations, and new responsibilities are imposed on them), it is surely time to look again at what academic freedom does and does not mean, and what it should and should not mean in today’s context, and try to redefine and/or refine it for today’s historical situation; or at least to, as Marc Couture puts it in his guest post below, seek to “reframe” it?"