Open access: Fast, a law to Ensure Access to knowledge! - Hotel Wikipedia - Rue89 - The Obs 2016-01-22


[From Google's English] " ... The magazines are distributed to sometimes prohibitive prices (more than 10 000 for Brain Research). In other words, public money is massively used to produce knowledge that the public will never see. The agreements with the world's leading scientific publisher, Elsevier, as we disclosed last year, cover a significant amount: € 172 million over five years. On this manna, Elsevier exudes a margin to make Google or Apple jealous: nearly 40% of profit. Perhaps a law about to change that. Article No. 17 of the digital law provides for a special regime for scientific articles: after a period of six to twelve months, the rights of the publisher disappear in part ..."


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Tags: oa.comment oa.french oa.france oa.legislation oa.copyright oa.licensing oa.economics_of oa.publishers oa.business_models oa.libre

Date tagged:

01/22/2016, 09:14

Date published:

01/22/2016, 04:14