Science Europe Releases Major OA Statememt : Open Access Now
"Science Europe, an association of fifty-one European national research organizations, released a major open access position statement on Monday. The statement titled “Principles for the Transition to Open Access to Research Publications” contained a set of agreed upon commons principles and actions to support the transition to open access. The following is the set of principles ... Additionally, Peter Suber highlighted an important aspect about the statement. Suber wrote on his G+ page, 'Note in particular how these 51 organizations reject the RCUK/Finch approach in part by supporting green on the same terms as gold, in part by recognizing OA repositories as 'key research infrastructure', and in part by criticizing hybrid OA journals and condemning double-dipping.'"