Supporting Open Access for 20 years: Five issues that have slowed the transition to full and immediate OA

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"However, after two decades of discussions, advocacy, policy development and strategy, can this level of OA be considered a success, particularly when half of all research articles published today is hidden behind a paywall?  I think not.

In this blog post, I will reflect on the work I led – both in my role at Wellcome in supporting the implementation of its OA policy and more recently as Head of Strategy at cOAlition S – and highlight five issues that have hindered the transition to OA.  On a more positive note, for each issue discussed, I will address how things are changing...."


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Tags: oa.plan_s oa.obstacles oa.speed oa.history_of oa.assessment oa.rights-retention oa.fees oa.dei oa.business_models oa.collaboration oa.publishers oa.wellcome

Date tagged:

09/27/2023, 13:46

Date published:

09/27/2023, 04:55