Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany: Recommendations for Transformative Journal Agreements with Providers of Publishing Services
« With its internal Open Access Strategy 2021–2025, the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany provides a framework to further shape the process of transforming the scholarly publishing system to open access.
These formulated criteria will serve as a common, action-guiding framework for actors from all science organizations – that is, higher education institutions as well as non-university research institutions – for negotiations with providers of publishing services. The call for the greatest possible cost transparency and cost efficiency in the system as a whole forms the core of the actions of the science organizations in the context of their Open Access Strategy 2021–2025.
The criteria are organized into the following aspects: journal transformation, pricing, transparency, workflow, preprints, metadata and interfaces, statistics, tracking, and waivers.(…) »
source > gfzpublic.gfz-potsdam.de, Pampel, H., Bertelmann, R., Hillenkötter, K., Mittermaier, B., Pieper, D., Schäffler, H., Seeh, S., Tullney, M. (2022): Recommendations for Transformative Journal Agreements with Providers of Publishing Services: Guidelines of the priority initiative “Digital Information” of the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany, against the background of the implementation of the Open Access Strategy 2021–2025 of the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany, Priority initiative “Digital Information” of the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany, 9 p. https://doi.org/10.48440/allianzoa.046