5 Tips for Understanding STM Open Access in China

« Open Access (OA) is gaining momentum in China, an STM powerhouse with scholarly research output which now rivals that of the U.S. In 2016, China’s R&D expenditure reached c. $241b USD, with nearly 440,000 articles published by Chinese authors (as recorded in Clarivate’s Web of Science). As this market continues to grow, it’s vital for publishers to understand how the dynamics of OA and the needs of authors in China differ from other geographies. While the overall landscape is complex, the five key takeaways below can offer useful insight. (…) »