One lane of diamond for open access - Social Sciences Committee Position Science Europe | Blogo-Numericus
[From Google's English] "In a document made public in July 2015, the Social Sciences Committee of Science Europe is in favor of a commitment "diamond" for open access. Science Europe is a European organization based in Brussels, which brings together the main agencies for funding and research organizations from all research disciplines (including: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), National Research Agency (ANR ), CNRS, the Commission for Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies, the French Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, the National Institute of Agronomic Research, INRIA, the French National Institute for Health and Research Medical and the Institute of Research for Development). This document extends the general position of Europe published in Science in April 2013 and specifies, in the specific context of social sciences. The committee proposes a "diamond engagement" (diamond engagement), which is to build a future in which scientific output will be digital native and native open access without charge to pay for the author (APC - Article processing fees) Barrier-free access without embargo. It insists that payment of publication costs (APC) in the social sciences would be to reduce already low research budgets and asks publishers to authorize, as they do sign contracts with authors, deposition archive open from what is called a postprint (although this formulation is incorrect), that is to say, the accepted version author and peer review, before correction and layout by the publisher ..."