PSI (Public Sector Information) Directive compromise agrees to make publicly-funded research data open by default

« EBLIDA, SPARC Europe, together with DCC, LIBER, and IFLA, have been successful in promoting Open Science throughout the trilogue negotiation of the proposed directive on the re-use of public sector information (recast) (the “PSI Directive”— [2018/0111(COD)]). (…)

Next steps

After COREPER’s endorsement, the text needs to be checked from the legal and linguistic point of view. The legal act then needs to be formally adopted by the European Parliament in plenary, and the Council, at the ministerial level. This is expected to take place this spring. »