Tagged: mandates

Roof Area, Wellcome Trust, London, England, UK, October 31, 2014 | © Courtesy of Matt Brown/Flickr. 0

Recent Findings Suggest That Open Access Mandates Promote Hybrid Rather Than Gold or Green Open Access Models

As the European Plan S joins numerous research funding institutions in mandating the adoption of Open Access, empirical data for Western Europe and North America do not demonstrate dramatic spikes in Open Access article outputs after mandates come into force between 2009 and 2017, due to the spectacular increases in hybrid Open Access prevalence on the background of mixed paper output share performance of pure Gold and Green Open Access models.

Delft, South Holland, Netherlands, September 19, 2012 © Courtesy of দেবর্ষি রায়/Flickr. 0

Open Access Offers Financial Sustainability, as Publishers Increasingly Combine Article Publishing and Access in Deals

For research university libraries faced with dwindling budgets and rising costs integrating Open Access into their journal subscription can assist with negotiating better contract conditions, especially since recent studies suggest that academic faculty consult...