Fonds national suisse de la recherche scientifique FNS-SNF: L’édition académique en danger! Die akademischen Verlage sind in Gefahr! 2014-05-08


{From Google's English} "Scientific publishers humanities, social sciences, history, art history and literary analysis appealed to researcher · e · s and the readers to encourage the Swiss National Fund Science Foundation (SNSF) to suspend its decisions on the new policy to support editing. Publishers require that before the introduction of new rules, a study is conducted on the state of academic publishing and the importance of the dissemination of research results to the civil society. The new rules of the SNSF Until now, the paper publication of academic books was funded primarily by universities and by the NSF because these books, specialized knowledge prints between 300 and 800 copies that do not allow to ensure the financing by sales only. The SNSF now wants to change the rules, according to three significant changes: 1. The first is no longer subsidize the publication of books in paper format and to grant aid to the publication for an electronic version of the book alone, according to a new much lower fee schedule; . 2 second change sought by the NSF seeks to impose publishers to submit e-books freely available on a website two years after their release; The FNS intends not support the publication of doctoral theses in electronic format at height 6,000 CHF, a significant reduction in aid and a lesser amount than other books 3. Finally. Meanwhile, the NSF will fund the publication of scientific articles of 15-20 pages with international publishers for a maximum amount of CHF 3'000 ..."


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Date tagged:

05/08/2014, 11:00

Date published:

05/08/2014, 01:29