EUA webinar, Wednesday 11 April 2018 : The landscape of ‘Big Deal’ contracts across Europe: views from the university sector

« This webinar will present the main outcomes of the EUA ‘Big Deals’ Survey, a case study from a European country and discuss the implications of ‘Big Deal’ contracts for universities in an open science era.

Open Science and open access to research publications are evolving at high speed and are changing scientific practices, namely in the usage and dissemination of research. Open science furthermore promises more efficiency and transparency of public investments in research and research results. In this context, EUA has conducted a first mapping exercise on large scientific publishing contracts, also known as ‘Big Deals’, in Europe from universities’ perspective. (…) »



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