Rather than simply moving from “paying to read” to “paying to publish”, it’s time for a European Open Access Platform

Author: Fecher, B., Friesike, S., Peters, I., & Wagner, G.
Published in: LSE Impact Blog
Year: 2017
Type: Other publications

Open access is here to stay. Massive support from academic institutions and research funders makes it the likeliest future scenario for scholarly publications, leaving only the question of how the transition is made. Benedikt Fecher, Sascha Friesike, Isabella Peters and Gert G. Wagner argue that current policy efforts do not go far enough.

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