Open Letter from History Journal Editors in Response to Consultation on Plan S - Past and Present

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Summary:

"We write as the editors of a number of academic journals in History and associated Humanities disciplines, based in the UK, continental Europe and North America, in collective response to the call for feedback about the proposals for the implementation of Science Europe’s Plan S.

The overall aim of Plan S, to make publicly funded research freely accessible to all users, is a laudable one. As a group we are committed to the principle of Open Access (OA). ...

We are, however, concerned about some key aspects of Plan S and about their workability in practice, particularly (but by no means exclusively) within the landscape of the Humanities, in which publishing operates in a significantly different way from the way it does in STEM disciplines. ..."

Link:

http://pastandpresent.org.uk/open-letter-from-history-journal-editors-in-response-to-consultation-on-plan-s/

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Tags:

oa.new oa.plan_s oa.history oa.humanities oa.hybrid oa.fees oa.gold oa.green oa.conversions oa.quality oa.licensing oa.speed oa.repositories oa.libre oa.ssh oa.journals

Date tagged:

02/06/2019, 16:47

Date published:

02/06/2019, 11:47