Elsevier vs Universities - Academic Research and Open-Access Publishing
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"Ongoing debates surrounding Open Access to the scholarly literature are multifaceted and complicated by disparate and often polarised viewpoints from engaged stakeholders. At the current stage, Open Access has become such a global issue that it is critical for all involved in scholarly publishing, including policymakers, publishers, research funders, governments, learned societies, librarians, and academic communities, to be well-informed on the history, benefits, and pitfalls of Open Access"
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The open access wars: How to free science from academic paywalls - Vox
How librarians, pirates, and funders are liberating the world’s academic research from paywalls.
The 27,500 scientists who work for the University of...
Sweden moving for open access for scientific articles
Sweden ends contract with science publisher Elsevier, moving for open access for scientific articles
Germany vs Elsevier: universities win temporary journal access after refusing to p...
Germany vs Elsevier: universities win temporary journal access after refusing to pay fees
Scientists in Germany can still read journals even though ...
Elsevier journal editors resign, start rival open-access journal
Following in the footsteps of linguistics journal Lingua, the editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics has resigned and launched a ...
UC terminates subscriptions with scientific publisher in push for open access to p...
As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not t...