Elsevier rebuffs COAR/SPARC criticism of sharing and hosting policy

« Elsevier has rejected criticism of its new sharing and hosting policy, following a negative analysis by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR).

Organisations from around the world have denounced Elsevier’s new policy, which was launched in April, saying that it represents a significant obstacle to the dissemination and use of research knowledge, and creates ‘unnecessary barriers for Elsevier-published authors in complying with funders’ open access policies’ (…) »