Statement on the OSTP Policy Guidance on Open-Access
peter.suber's bookmarks 2022-08-31
"These are extremely important and welcome changes to the current publication system and represent a step into the future of research collaboration. Today, not only are research groups restricted from reading many journals due to subscription costs, but even publishing in certain journals due to publishing costs. This is to say nothing of the fees for publishing in open access journals, which often have fees for publishing in the thousands of dollars. Furthermore, one typically retains no copyright of their work after publication, with the ability to share it further significantly restrained...."