Posted by: bluesyemre | January 14, 2013

What’s in store for open access in 2013? by Alicia Wise

Alicia Wise, PhD

  • While most of us are now back at our desks ready to start the new year, Elsevier has been busy scaling its programs and activities to offer authors a greater choice of open access options in 2013. Back in July, the UK government endorsed the Finch Report recommendations for government-funded research to be made available in open access publications. The European Commission followed suit, making a similar announcement for an open access policy starting in 2014. Both of these developments have far-reaching consequences in all disciplines, bringing open access very much to the foreground of researchers’ minds this year.

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