India pushes bold ‘one nation, one subscription’ journal-access plan

« Researchers will also recommend an open-access policy that promotes research being shared in online repositories.
The Indian government is pushing a bold proposal that would make scholarly literature accessible for free to everyone in the country. The government wants to negotiate with the world’s biggest scientific publishers to set up nationwide subscriptions, rather than many agreements with individual institutions that only scholars can use, say researchers consulting for the government. (…) »

Source > nature.com, Smriti Mallapaty, 30 septembre 2020