House of Lords Science and Technology Committee: Inquiry into Open Access | Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association 2013-01-23


Use the link to access the full text of the statement summarized as follows:   "KEY POINTS ...  [1] OASPA recognizes the interests of funders in seeking to maximize access to the results of research funded under their programmes. [2] OASPA supports the RCUK policy support for gold open access as the preferred model, with additional funds being made available. [3] OASPA supports the RCUK policy requirement for a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) Licence to be used where Research Council funds are used to meet a gold open access fee. [4] The APC levels per article that are assumed by the RCUK policy following the Report by the National Working Group on Expanding Access to Published Research Findings, are reasonable and in line with the experiences of open access publishers. [5] Infrastructural challenges exist (e.g. payment mechanisms), and are being addressed by the necessary stakeholders. OASPA is committed to engaging actively with stakeholders to resolve these..."  


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Date tagged:

01/23/2013, 08:22

Date published:

01/23/2013, 03:22