Plan S leaders resist pressure for slower open access transition | Times Higher Education (THE)

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"Little sympathy among scheme’s architects for suggestion that embargoed dissemination should continue to be supported...

The architects of Plan S are unlikely to back away from strict and rapidly approaching deadlines for a “big flip” to open access publishing despite mounting pressure for a longer transition period, Times Higher Education understands....

But THE understands that Plan S leaders are unlikely to back down, regarding “no paywall” as a key principle of the scheme. A source said that “no special allowances” would be made for funders or participants even in countries where a zero embargo period was perceived to be problematic...."


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Date tagged:

02/21/2019, 09:01

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02/21/2019, 04:01