Chasing cash cows in a swamp? Perspectives on Plan S from Australia and the USA

Plan S was born in Europe, yet from the very start it aspired to accelerate conversations around open access on a global scale. After all, if free access to research outputs is good in one place, it will be good everywhere, right? Well, it turns out that things may not be that simple. In this … Continue reading Chasing cash cows in a swamp? Perspectives on Plan S from Australia and the USA

Plan S – links, commentary and news items

The discussions around Plan S are voluminous. On 8 February 2019, the opportunity to provide¬†feedback on Plan S closed. We were attempting to maintain a list of commentary and news stories on Plan S at the end of one of our blogs: Most Plan S principles are not contentious. This grew so large that we … Continue reading Plan S – links, commentary and news items

The Plan S conversation continues

Last week, the 10th Conference of the Open Access Publishing Association was held in Vienna (see the¬†blog about the event). On the Tuesday afternoon Robert-Jan Smits spoke as part of a panel about Plan S [this link to a video of his talk was added 3 October 2018]. It was a calm measured discussion where … Continue reading The Plan S conversation continues