Workshop on Diamond Open Access, 2 February 2022


« ‘Diamond’ Open Access refers to Open Access journals and platforms that are free to both authors and readers. In March 2021, the landmark ‘Open Access Diamond Journals Study’ uncovered for the first time the vast size and scope of this publication ecosystem. The estimated 17.000 to 29.000 journals worldwide are an essential component of scholarly communication, publishing 8 to 9% of the total publication volume and 45% of Open Access publishing.

This workshop follows earlier work done on the topic of Diamond Open Access, which resulted in the March 2021 Open Access Diamond Journals Study. Following the publication of this study, Science Europe is organising in collaboration with cOAlition S, OPERAS and the French National Research Agency (ANR) a workshop to discuss best practices and further develop the central elements of Diamond Open Access. (…)

Action Plan for Diamond Open Access

Following the reports from the breakout discussions, participants will have the opportunity to discuss a draft Action Plan for Diamond Open Access. This document will be presented at the Open Science European Conference, organised by the French presidency of the Council of the European Union on Friday, 4 and Saturday, 5 February 2022. (…) »

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