Pay to Publish Open Access: On the DEAL-Wiley Agreement

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"On Tuesday, 15th January, the German consortium DEAL and Wiley announced the signing of a new contract. This was immediately hailed as groundbreaking and transformative. Indeed, this is the first deal of its kind, aiming to foster the large-scale adoption of open access in journal publishing. Yet, details of the contract reveal that the transformative nature of this new big deal may come at a high cost: for the forthcoming period of three years, the scenario will be gradual hybrid instead of revolutionary gold open access. This may result in a costly pay to publish development...."


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Tags: oa.offsets oa.wiley oa.hybrid oa.projekt_deal oa.germany oa.conversions oa.speed oa.objections oa.agreements

Date tagged:

01/16/2019, 16:59

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01/16/2019, 11:59