While mirror journals have been proposed as an alternative to hybrid journals for open access publishing under Plans S, recent guidance indicates they may not be compliant.
In a recent opinion piece the traditional scientific publishing model is reviewed alongside recent efforts to change it.
Amy Williams provides an update on open access models and the implications for industry-funded research that might arise from “Plan S”.
Learn more about the potential impact of cOAlition S: a commitment to make all European publicly funded research freely available by 2020.
Robert-Jan Smits, a senior European Commission official comments on whether open access for all scientific papers by 2020 is a realistic goal.