President of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) analyses the state of Open Access in NATURE

Open Access to academic publications is on the tear, but the transition period seems to be long and expensive. To overcome this, research funders and research performing organisations have to launch common positions and funding programmes, especially to counteract the market power of some oligopolistic academic publishers. Europe is in an ideal position to take the lead in this process.

see: http://www.nature.com/news/a-coordinated-approach-is-key-for-open-a...

Views: 76

Comment

You need to be a member of Open Access Week to add comments!

Join Open Access Week

All content on this site is released under CC-By unless specified differently by poster   Created by Andrea Higginbotham.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service