EUA issues detailed response to Plan S amid milestones in Open Access

« EUA has presented a comprehensive response to the “Plan S” consultation launched by Science Europe. Plan S is an initiative for Open Access publishing launched in 2018 by an international group of research funders (Coalition S). EUA has a special interest in Plan S as it complements the Association’s efforts on Open Access to scholarly publications.

“EUA supports Plan S as a major step forward in making publicly-funded research articles and books immediately and freely available ,” said Professor Jean-Pierre Finance, Chair of the EUA Expert Group on Science 2.0/Open Science.

EUA and its Expert Group on Science 2.0/Open Science have engaged in the search for more accurate, transparent and responsible approaches based on the Association’s commitment in the EUA Roadmap on Research Assessment in the Transition to Open Science. EUA is working to gather and share information through a survey and to start a dialogue between stakeholders by organising a workshop on the topic on 14 May 2019 in Brussels.. (…) »