Springer Nature: Plan S Needs to Focus on Helping All Authors and Funders to Better Understand the Benefits of OA
Published:18 Feb.2019    Source:STM Publishing News

Largest OA publisher calls for cOAlition S policy to be evidence-based and focus on stimulating ‘demand’ as well as ‘supply’.

 

Springer Nature is strongly supportive of Plan S’s goal to accelerate the adoption of Open Access (OA). Today it calls on cOAlition S participants to put evidencing and promoting the benefits of OA at the heart of their strategy as one of six recommendations it believes funding bodies worldwide need to adopt in order for full open access to become a reality.