China backs the Plan S open access initiative

« The close of 2018 brought promising news for supporters of Plan S, a European initiative striving to make all publicly funded research freely available by January 2020. Librarians and funders in China have pledged to make the results of publicly funded research free to read immediately upon publication. The announcement, made at the Open Access 2020 (OA2020) conference in Berlin, provided a significant boost for the open access movement. (…) »